A Great and Terrible Beauty

By Libba Bray
(Delacorte Books for Young Readers, Library Binding, 9780385901611, 416pp.)

Publication Date: December 9, 2003

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Paperback, Prebound, Audio Cassette, Compact Disc, Compact Disc

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Description

It’s 1895, and after the suicide of her mother, 16-year-old Gemma Doyle is shipped off from the life she knows in India to Spence, a proper boarding school in England. Lonely, guilt-ridden, and prone to visions of the future that have an uncomfortable habit of coming true, Gemma’s reception there is a chilly one. To make things worse, she’s been followed by a mysterious young Indian man, a man sent to watch her. But why? What is her destiny? And what will her entanglement with Spence’s most powerful girls—and their foray into the spiritual world—lead to?




About the Author

Libba Bray has worked as a waitress, a nanny, a burrito roller, and an advertising copywriter. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and son.

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