The secret history

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559 pages ; 21 cm


Richard Papen had never been to New England before his nineteenth year. Then he arrived at Hampden 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.
"Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal morality they slip gradually from obsession to corruption and betrayal, and at last -- inexorably -- into evil."--Back cover.
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Originally published in hardcover:,New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1992.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Tartt, D. (2004). The secret history (First Vintage Contemporaries edition.). Vintage Books ;.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tartt, Donna. 2004. The Secret History. New York : Toronto: Vintage Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tartt, Donna. The Secret History New York : Toronto: Vintage Books, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Tartt, Donna. The Secret History First Vintage Contemporaries edition., Vintage Books ;, 2004.

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