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Guardian & Observer reviews
Reissue for Tartt's superb psychological suspense novel set in an elite New England College. First published ten years ago, this, Donna Tartt's debut novel, has sold over 600,000 copies. "It takes my breath away, it's so accomplished" Ruth Rendell
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 their lives are changed profoundly and for ever.