Untitled Novel by Tobias Hill
Tobias Hill

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In Sparta, a city that masks age-old secrets and private enmities, a close-knit group are excavating. They are a potent and seductive mix: Natsuko, beautiful and mysterious; Jason, restless and menacing; Eberhard, commanding, aloof and fiercely intelligent. When Ben, lost and aimless, comes to Greece to escape private failures, he is inevitably drawn to them, thrilled by the idea of acceptance and excited by the dangerous games they play. But there is more to the group than Ben understands and he finds out too late that some things should remain hidden. He must decide where his loyalties lie before the decision is taken for him. Powerful and gripping, The Hidden is a novel of the secrets we keep, the ties that bind us and the true cost of following our desires.

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Tobias Hill's collection of short stories, "Skin" (1997), won the PEN/Macmillan Silver Pen Award, and he has twice been short-listed for the "Mail on Sunday"/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. The author of "The Love of Stones", Hill is the Royal Society of Literature Fellow at Sussex University and lives in London.
Published June 30, 2007 by Faber and Faber.
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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It's the way images work together in a good poem (Hill has a parallel career as a poet), and it gives some of the more far-fetched events and revelations at the end of the book a metaphorical depth that helps ward off the hokiness endemic to mysteries of esoteric initiation, which is - more or le...

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