A Great and Terrible Beauty

  • by Libba Bray
  • Narrated by Jo Wyatt
  • 4 hrs and 58 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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?

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What the Critics Say

"A delicious, elegant gothic." (Publishers Weekly)

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Abridged

It doesn't tell you that it's an abridged version. It leaves too much out. The narrator is great though,
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- a sharma

I LLLOOOOOOVVVVED, LOVED,LOVED,IT!!!!!!!!!

I absolutely loved this book I listened to it in one day, I listened while I cleaned, and when I was showering lol! I totally recommend it to everyone hee hee.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-21-2004
  • Publisher: Listening Library