A Great and Terrible Beauty (The Gemma Doyle Trilogy, Book 1)

October 31, 2020
A Great and Terrible Beauty (The Gemma Doyle Trilogy, Book 1)

The first book in the critically acclaimed New YorkTimes, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestsellingGemma Doyle trilogy, the exhilarating and haunting saga from theauthor of The Diviners series and GoingBovine.It's 1895, and after the suicide of her mother, 16-year-oldGemma Doyle is shipped off from the life she knows in India toSpence, a proper boarding school in England. Lonely, guilt-ridden,and prone to visions of the future that have an uncomfortable habitof coming true, Gemma's reception there is a chilly one.To make things worse, she's been followed by a mysterious youngIndian man, a man sent to watch her. But why? What is her destiny?And what will her entanglement with Spence's most powerfulgirls—and their foray into the spiritual world—lead to?"A delicious, elegant gothic."—PW, Starred"Shivery with both passion and terror."—Kirkus Reviews"Compulsively readable." —VOYAA New York Times BestsellerA Publishers Weekly BestsellerA Book Sense BestsellerBBYA (ALA/YALSA Best Book for Young Adults)Iowa High School Book AwardGarden State Teen Book AwardPennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award