The Goldfinch poster


Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2014 Aged thirteen, Theo Decker, son of a devoted mother and a reckless, largely absent father, survives an accident that otherwise tears his life apart. Alone and rudderless in New York, he is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. He is tormented by an

Buy now

More details

Author Donna Tartt

Pages 864

Publisher Abacus

Published Date 2014

ISBN 0349139636 9780349139630


Google 3.5


dauntless videographer's profile image

positivewriter shared a tip "this is my favorite book of the year so far by far and it's certainly earned it's title."

dauntless videographer's profile image

positivewriter shared a tip "#psychological #comingofage #coming_of_age #literaryfiction #motherandson"

Oliver 's profile image

oliver_1896 shared a tip "I love both the book and the movie <3 both the writing and the story is beautiful in a messed up way"

Char Allen's profile image

char_allen shared a tip "This is an great story but at times it feels long and overly descriptive."

Veronica Marie's profile image

veronica_marie_7464 shared a tip "❤❤❤"

Hollysthebest 's profile image

Hollysthebest shared a tip "This book is beautiful."

Hollysthebest 's profile image

Hollysthebest shared a tip "This book is beautiful."

Ivy Perrin's profile image

ivy_perrin shared a tip "Not yet, finishing firestarter first then moving to this one!"

allie_swann shared a tip "This may have been the worst book I have ever read. And it was long- so very, terribly long."

Linda Zarett's profile image

2LZ shared a tip "Many loved this novel. I loved parts of it. It is incredibly long and much of it is very depressing."

Aud 's profile image

auddawg shared a tip "The characters in this book are so complex and have a clear progression😌"

Gary Munn's profile image

gary_munn_6749 shared a tip "Loved this book!!!"

Nicholas Pugni's profile image

nicholas_pugni shared a tip "No"

Gina Leone's profile image

gina_leone shared a tip "Great read!"

thomas_clark_7026 shared a tip "This book is awesome. It was so hard to put down. The movie on the other hand was a horrible adaptation."

Taylor Sipos's profile image

taylor_sipos shared a tip "Such a beautiful story of having trauma as a youth and how it unfolds over time."

amy_james_611 shared a tip "Downhill after chapter 1."

faye_black shared a tip "Completely enveloping So different than anything I have ever read. A bit graphic with instances of addictive behaviors etc"

john_paul_ shared a tip "Captivating, brilliant, stunning. A great novel to sit down and read, and an ever better novel to pore over for days."

rhonda_g. shared a tip "Unique story, interesting characters, sweeping."

Leia Cooney's profile image

leia_cooney shared a tip "Yes! It was long, but worth the time!"

Emily Steinberg's profile image

emily_steinberg shared a tip "This book was overhyped and I struggled to get though it."

Ellen DeGeneres's profile image

EllenDegeneres shared a tip "[Source:]"

Stephanie Darrah's profile image

stephanie_darrah shared a tip "Loved author read her prior books as well"

Ginger Cordoba's profile image

ginger_cordoba shared a tip "Nope. I'm not much of a reader, which is why I downloaded this app. I only enjoy reading when I am strongly captured by a book."

Megan Spano's profile image

wastelandz shared a tip "My favorite book of all time"

Nat Schulte's profile image

nat_schulte shared a tip "This book is very well written. It is rather long, but does not disappoint."

Jenna Wild's profile image

jenna_wild_8243 shared a tip "incredible character development and prose"

sandy_gentry shared a tip "So good! Mine too!"

shauna_stacey shared a tip "I am reading Love Water Memory by Jennie Shortridge. So far so good!"

Emily Musgrave's profile image

emilyemusgrave_ shared a tip "Loved this!"

Sabine Dickhut's profile image

sabine_dickhut shared a tip "Read the book instead of watching the movie."

Eric Lucero's profile image

eric_lucero shared a tip "Another book I'm glad I read. The movie sucked. Hopefully it won't be judged by that cause it's a good long read."

Alexander Aliaga's profile image

alexander_aliaga shared a tip "This book captivated me from start to beginning. Easily one of the best books I've read recently."

Eva Hamill's profile image

eva_hamill shared a tip "Although way too long. Full of interesting characters and stories"

michele_h_pearl shared a tip "These are my current faves:"

michele_h_pearl shared a tip "This is light and cute / the Book Charmer"

Sarah Jessica Parker's profile image

SarahJessicaParker shared a tip "[Source:]"

Dianna Parker's profile image

dianna_parker shared a tip "Loved this book. Now must see the movie!"

Dianna Parker's profile image

dianna_parker shared a tip "Loved this book! Now to see the movi"

Cara Showers's profile image

cara_showers shared a tip "Regardless of whether you like the story or not, you'll LOVE the writing! The author is an amazing wordsmith!"

Tracy Caruso's profile image

tracy_caruso shared a tip "One of my favorite books ever."

Dianne Bracken's profile image

dianne_bracken shared a tip "The whole book was so very different from most popular novels it would be hard to pick one part."

Sandra Laszkiewicz's profile image

sandra_laszkiewicz shared a tip "Read this book. It is long. It is engaging. It is original. The writing is gorgeous. Quite an excellent read."

SL33PY QUEEN's profile image

sl33py_queen shared a tip "Loooooooove this book so much"

Renee lambert's profile image

renee_lambert shared a tip "The movie did not do this book justice"

Courtney Enderle's profile image

courtney_enderle shared a tip "It was a little weak but overall I loved the book."

zoe! <3's profile image

zoe_8016 shared a tip "I knew I loved it from the minute I picked it up in the store to the second I read the last page."

jessica_lalonde shared a tip "beautifully written"

lori_8586 shared a tip "My favorite book"

Adrienne Mantegna's profile image

adrienne_mantegna shared a tip "Amazing story-epic"

darlene_kaskow shared a tip "I loved this story!"

Zoe Treadwell's profile image

zoe_treadwell shared a tip "i LOVE donna tartt"

luna_r_3825 shared a tip "Quite a heavy read, but an amazing book of you can get past some of the more flowery writing style"

Mardi Munn's profile image

mardi_munn shared a tip "This was great! I really enjoyed the character development. It made me angry, sad, and interested in the outcome."

lindsey_610 shared a tip "I hated this book. Twice as long as it needed to be."

Vici Herkomer's profile image

vici_herkomer shared a tip "A masterpiece"

Jeremy VanSoest's profile image

jeremy_vansoest shared a tip "Wonderfully original story and masterfully written. A true modern masterpiece. A treatise on the power of art."

Bella Coronado's profile image

bella_coronado shared a tip "This book completely captivated me. Any similar recommendations?"

Deborah Tatum's profile image

deborah_tatum shared a tip "Favorite modern fiction. Woven beautifully."

Maria Costa's profile image

maria_costa_3189 shared a tip "A great book. Interesting characters."

Andrea Bouchard's profile image

andrea_bouch shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

michelle_a_morrisey shared a tip "This is a roller coaster of a ride and I didn’t want to get off!!! Loved this book!"

Lindsey Maxwell's profile image

lindsey_maxwell_521 shared a tip "They invisible life of Addie Larue!"

Ashley Kim's profile image

ashley_kim_1463 shared a tip "Absolutely, some parts are a bit of a slow burn but if you're okay with that it is really worth the read"

Kyle Hill's profile image

kyle_hill_5803 shared a tip "I love this book"

Tracy Minchew's profile image

tracy_minchew shared a tip "This is definitely top 10 for me!"

As an Amazon Associate Likewise earns from qualifying purchases.

Scroll to top