The Secret History
Nineteen-year-old Richard Papen arrives at Hampden College and is instantly fascinated by an elite group of five students; worldly, self-assured, Greek scholars. 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 lead to a gruesome death.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kayanelson - LibraryThing
I really liked Part I of this book. Getting to know the characters leading up to the "big event." But the Part II just dragged on and on. I read this book because some people liked it more than The Goldfinch but that slow moving 2nd half makes that questionable for me. Read full review