A great and terrible beauty is the first novel in the gemma doyle trilogy by libba bray it is told from the perspective of gemma doyle a girl in the year 1895 gemma leaves her home in india to go to a boarding school in england after her mother dies. A great and terrible beauty is neither great nor beautiful though it is indeed wait for it terrible the characters are simple and one dimensional their actions both petty and selfish i find it difficult to believe any one of the four girls at the heart of the story cared for one another much less anyone else. A great and terrible beauty is one part harry potter one part the cw and one part pride and prejudice only darker much darker it starts to border on the edge of material that makes certain mothers reading their daughters books stop and freak out. A great and terrible beauty by libba bray is a captivating story about a girl gemma doyle who is thrown into an unknown world of victorian age prep school girls and a magic world called 191the realm191. The start of a trilogy a great and terrible beauty resolves enough to serve as a standalone but leaves an evil characters identity and its heroines future open for the sequels continue reading show less
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