Lisa Marie Basile is a poet, essayist and editor living in New York City. She’s the founding editor-in- chief of Luna … More
A brave and intelligent novel that tries to do a lot of things and succeeds at most of them.
The novel’s strength lies in its ingenious premise, simple plot and its cast of likeable characters and I’d definitely recommend it to kids and teens.
Tartt doesn’t tell you the secret, but shows it very deftly in her lucid and enchanting prose.