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User Review  - rmckeown - LibraryThing

My recent introduction to Donna Tartt and her third novel, The Goldfinch, so overwhelmed me, I craved more of her work. The Secret History is her first novel, and it proved to be every bit as exciting ... Read full review

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User Review  - cebellol - LibraryThing

I was quite fond of a number of the characters. Bunny really annoyed me, but I think he was supposed to, which would make the rest of the plot easier to swallow. Also, I know there isn't much to do up ... Read full review

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User Review  - cebellol - LibraryThing

I was quite fond of a number of the characters. Bunny really annoyed me, but I think he was supposed to, which would make the rest of the plot easier to swallow. Also, I know there isn't much to do up ... Read full review

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User Review  - parhamj - LibraryThing

I feel strangely empty now that I have finished The Secret History. Not empty in the sense that I have had to say goodbye to beloved characters, or I have seen a gripping story through to its ... Read full review

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User Review  - bodachliath - LibraryThing

I found this compulsive, intelligent, intricately plotted, well written and in places darkly humorous. On the whole I agree with the positive reviews, but I had one or two doubts, partly because for ... Read full review

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User Review  - humblewomble - LibraryThing

Does such a thing as 'the fatal flaw,' that showy dark crack running down the middle of a life, exist outside literature? I used to think it didn't. Now I think it does. And I think that mine is this ... Read full review

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User Review  - JBD1 - LibraryThing

I found this to be one of those books that, once started, would barely let me up for a glass of water. While the whole thing certainly stretches the bonds of credulity at times, Tartt's story, of a ... Read full review

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User Review  - williecostello - LibraryThing

The Secret History is Janus-faced. It is charming, ably written, entertaining throughout; it is plodding, indulgent, thematically shallow. Its plot brings together many of my fictional soft spots ... Read full review

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User Review  - DanielAlgara - LibraryThing

Not impressed. Read full review

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User Review  - Iira - LibraryThing

A compelling, wonderful and timeless read. Enchanted me thoroughly! Read full review


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