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0140167773
The secret history
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Author: Tartt, Donna
Publication year: 1993
Media class: Paperback
Genre: College students
Classification: F
Publisher: Penguin, 1993
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780140167771
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Originally published: New York: Knopf; London: Viking, 1992
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.
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Total no. of loans: 15
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Secret History follows the university life of a group of Latin students. The main emphasis of the book is on the emotional, psychological and sociological states of the Students taking the Latin course. They are guided and brought together by their charismatic Classics Professor and try to apply ancient Greek and Roman philosophies to the modern world. I found the book very enjoyable the narrative is well paced and the main character is likeable. The other characters seem well developed and relatable and the setting is well fleshed out. It is also a good spring board for learning about classics as the references to ancient history are both accessible and informative.
06/07/13
richardlib
Darlington
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