The Secret History

The Secret History

Paperback (27 May 1993)

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Publisher's Synopsis

THE BESTSELLER THAT DEFINED AN AGE

'Everything, somehow, fit together; some sly and benevolent Providence was revealing itself by degrees and I felt myself trembling on the brink of a fabulous discovery, as though any morning it was all going to come together---my future, my past, the whole of my life---and I was going to sit up in bed like a thunderbolt and say oh! oh! oh!'

Under the influence of a charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at a New England college discover a way of thought and life a world away from their banal contemporaries. But their search for the transcendent leads them down a dangerous path, beyond human constructs of morality.

'Haunting, compelling and brilliant' The Times

'Irresistible and seductive' Guardian

'Enthralling... Forceful, cerebral and impeccably controlled' New York Times

Book information

ISBN: 9780140167771
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 813.54
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Sales rank: 199
Number of pages: 659
Weight: 440g
Height: 131mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 29mm