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The second novel by Donna Tartt, bestselling author of The Goldfinch (winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize), The Little Friend is a grandly ambitious and utterly riveting novel of childhood, innocence and evil.The Little Friend A Novel PDF
The setting is Alexandria, Mississippi, where one Mother’s Day a little boy named Robin Cleve Dufresnes was found hanging from a tree in his parents’ yard. Twelve years later Robin’s murder is still unsolved and his family remains devastated. So it is that Robin’s sister Harriet—unnervingly bright, insufferably determined, and unduly influenced by the fiction of Kipling and Robert Louis Stevenson–sets out to unmask his killer. Aided only by her worshipful friend Hely, Harriet crosses her town’s rigid lines of race and caste and burrows deep into her family’s history of loss. Filled with hairpin turns of plot and “a bustling, ridiculous humanity worthy of Dickens” (The New York Times Book Review), The Little Friend is a work of myriad enchantments by a writer of prodigious talent.
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Justice to this masterpiece itself.
Donna Tartt is a novelist, essayist, and critic. The Secret History has been translated into twenty-four languages and is
available in hardcover from Knopf. –This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.
Dimensions and Characteristics of The Little Friend A Novel PDF
- Identification Number : B005PRJJOQ
- Publisher : Vintage; Reprint edition (October 19, 2011)
- Publication date : October 19, 2011
- Language : English
- File size : 3000 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 642 pages
- Lending : Not Enabled
December 18, 2018
I’m a born and bred Mississippian, so I have to ask if this lady is serious or making fun of us? Meth wasn’t even a thing in rural Mississippi in the late 70’s. No one was a meth head back then, not even the red necks. And NOBODY had maids by that time, rich or poor. A true southern lady prided herself on running her own household.
I can’t believe this woman won a Pulitzer Prize! What’s happening??? This book is a blow to my faith in humanity. AWFUL!
October 22, 2017
The author seems to lightly drop allusions into her writing – black birds, sometimes crows, feature regularly, so that I had old tunes ‘sing a song of blackbirds …’ for one, in the back of my mind – maybe you’ll make more out of it than I could, but I think her main concern is the damage done to people, especially children, by circumstances beyond their control (and I thought of Dickens often in this, apart from her earlier novel ‘The Greenfinch’). But in the end, in spite of the painful, scary and shocking aspects of this book, I sensed some optimism: no happy-ever-after ending, but possibilities. No firm solutions, or resolutions, but glimmerings of hope that some aspects of all these lives might change for the better.
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