A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
  

Synopsis

A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

It's 1895, and after the death 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 being 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 publishing assistant and as an advertising copywriter. Raised in Texas on a diet of British humour, underground bands, suburban dysfunction and bad TV, she now lives in New York with her husband and young son.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
416 pages
Interest Age: From 12

Author

Libba Bray
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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Children's an imprint of Simon & Schuster

Publication date

2nd May 2006

ISBN

9780689875359


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