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Review: The Secret History

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

Richard Papen arrived at Hampden College in New England and was quickly seduced by an elite group of five students, all Greek scholars, all worldly, selfassured, and, at first glance, all highly unapproachable. As Richard is drawn into their inner circle, he learns a terrifying secret that binds them to one another...a secret about an incident in the woods in the dead of night where an ancient rite was brought to brutal life...and led to a gruesome death. And that was just the beginning.... Read full review

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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - nancyjean19 - LibraryThing

Similar to The Goldfinch, the narrator is a morally (and sexually) ambiguous character drawn in by stronger personalities. To the reader, or to me at least, his classmates were so clearly snooty ... Read full review

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5 stars
86
4 stars
77
3 stars
45
2 stars
17
1 star
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All reviews - 244
5 stars - 86
4 stars - 77
3 stars - 45
2 stars - 17
1 star - 7
Unrated - 12

All reviews - 244

All reviews - 244
Kirkus - 1