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The Little Friend

The Little Friend

Regular price $ 396.00 MXN
Regular price Sale price $ 396.00 MXN
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Donna Tartt
BACKLIST | On Sale Date: October 28, 2003
9781400031696, 1400031699
Trade Paperback
640 pages
20.3 cm H | 13.1 cm W | 2.9 cm T | 436.8 g Wt
  • Fiction / Literary 
  • Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
  • Fiction / Psychological

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Goldfinch comes an utterly riveting novel set in Mississippi of childhood, innocence, and evil. •  “Destined to become a special kind of classic.” —The New York Times Book Review

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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