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The Secret History (Digital Audiobook)

By Donna Tartt, Donna Tartt (Narrator)

Publication Date: August 31, 2004

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/13/2004)
Hardcover (9/5/1992)

Description

A December 2022 Read With Jenna Book Club Pick International Bestseller

“Enthralling. . . . A remarkably powerful novel.” —The New York Times

In this brilliant novel from Donna Tartt, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Goldfinch, comes a richly textured and hypnotic story of golden youth corrupted by its own moral arrogance.

Richard Papen had never been to New England before his nineteenth year. Then he arrived at Hampeden College and quickly became seduced by the sweet, dark rhythms of campus life—in particular by an elite group of five students, Greek scholars, worldly, self-assured, and at first glance, highly unapproachable.

Yet as Richard was accepted and drawn into their inner circle, he learned a terrifying secret that bound 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 lead to a gruesome death. And that was just the beginning...