- Unknown Binding
- Publisher: NY Vintage Books 2002 (2002)
- ASIN: B003AKI04A
- Average Customer Review: (474 customer reviews)
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Tartt's novels are all gripping, and her detailed presentation of full human lives and their circumstances are intense and beautiful.Published 25 days ago by anne savage
The story was full of suspense and great descriptions of characters. it would make a great movie. I really enjoyed the plot.Published 1 month ago by Lena L.
I enjoyed this novel! Donna Tartt's characterization was excellent in both her major and minor characters and the atmosphere of the small town seemed vivid and real to me in terms... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ms. Mew
Don't lend that book to friends ... they'll be disapointed!
I certainly was, and mad that I had paid money for a story that doesn't have a 'middle' and no 'end'. Read more
Without hesitation the worst book I read in at least 2 years.
Donna Tartt has managed to wrtie a book, that doesn't reach the high standards she had with her first book. Read more
After 600+ pages of intricate character development which, one felt, must surely lead to an extravagant conclusion, the novel suddenly grinds to a halt. Maybe that was the point. Read morePublished on July 15 2004 by David Harris
This is not a single novel, but a bunch of first drafts thrown together, and none of the plot lines or characters reach any conclusion. Read morePublished on July 9 2004
Oh, dear. What happened to Donna Tartt? Apparently, writing one masterful novel (The Secret History) gave her the lofty ambition to tackle this 600+ page sprawling, aimless novel... Read morePublished on July 7 2004 by Grant McKee