The Secret HistoryBook - 2004
From Library Staff
When a group of precocious classics scholars at a small east coast college discover bacchanalian ecstasy, it ultimately leads to two murders. A sort of murder-mystery in reverse, this novel explores the devastation these murders have on the group's friendships, and the destruction of the emotiona... Read More »
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actually they're studying ancient Greek, and their social bond is a sense of superiority over the other students as well as local working-class people, and they do horrible things over the course of 1 school year, told from point of view of an incoming freshman who pretends to be rich like them because he admires their inhumane snobbery and is bored and ashamed of his own background.