The Goldfinch: Summary & Analysis

  • by Book Junkie
  • Narrated by John Cox
  • 0 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Goldfinch, expertly weaves through the intricacies of the antique art world through the eyes of its main character, Theo Decker.
Theo survives his mother in a world-shattering Metropolitan Museum bombing and is thrown into life as an adult with a mysterious painting by his side.
This summary includes the following items:

Short chapter summaries
A detailed list of all major and minor characters in the story
An analysis of major themes
A discussion about writing style and structure
A list of quotes from the story for discussion and analysis
A brief overview of the history of art presented in the novel

Disclaimer: This text serves as a companion and guide to the best-seller The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. It will help to broaden the listener's understanding of the book, and highlight insights that might otherwise be overlooked. As this is a companion volume, you'll want to have a copy of the actual book on hand before listening to this.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-26-2017
  • Publisher: S&S Publishing