The Secret History by Donna Tartt

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The Secret History
Cover of The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Author(s) Donna Tartt
Published September 1992
Genre(s) Mystery
Age group Adult

The Secret History by Donna Tartt is an adult mystery novel, originally published in September 1992.

Trigger Warnings

  • Abuse (emotional/sexual)
  • Alcohol
  • Animal cruelty
  • Antisemitism
  • Drug use
  • Fatphobia (several comments)
  • Grief
  • Homophobia
  • Incest
  • Murder
  • PTSD
  • Racism
  • Slut-shaming
  • Suicide attempts
  • Trauma
  • Violence
  • Medical Topics
  • Misogyny
  • Addiction
  • Gun violence
  • Blood
  • Graphic Death


An asterisk (*) indicates that the author openly identifies with that identity.

  • Gay character
  • Bisexual character


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