A Great and Terrible Beauty
Publish date: December 9th 2003
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Pages no: 403
Edition language: English
Series: Gemma Doyle (#1)
I remember this book was floating around my house when I was growing up, and my sister loved it, however I read this book when I was in some what of a reading slump. I liked it, I just didn't love it. I'm curious about the rest of the series and what lies in store for Gemma and her friends and wha...
An intriguing start to this series.
A Great and Terrible BeautyLibba BrayReleased: 9th December, 2003 Book Summary: A Victorian boarding school story, a Gothic mansion mystery, a gossipy romp about a clique of girlfriends, and a dark other-worldly fantasy--jumble them all together and you have this complicated and unusual first novel...
Fitting in at a new school is not the easiest of tasks, and horrific visions of another world and your dead mother are the opposite of helpful. Shipped off from her home in colonial India to an English finishing school, Gemma Doyle will have to struggle with guilt over her mother's death, Victorian ...
I don't think it's possible for me to do this book justice in a review, but I'll try anyway.This is such a wonderfully enthralling book. I have read this book either 3 or 4 times now, and I never tire of the story. It almost immediately sucks me in, painting vivid pictures of the scenes in my imagin...