A Great and Terrible Beauty
Abridged / Go to Unabridged Audiobook
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Date: December 2003
Duration: 4 hours 57 minutes
Its 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, Gemmas reception there is a chilly one. To make things worse, shes 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 Spences most powerful girls, and their foray into the spiritual world, lead to?From the Hardcover edition.