A ​Great and Terrible Beauty (Gemma Doyle Trilogy 1.) 6 csillagozás

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A ​Victorian boarding school story, a Gothic mansion mystery, a gossipy romp about a clique of girlfriends, and a dark other-worldly fantasy--jumble them all together and you have this complicated and unusual first novel.
Gemma, 16, has had an unconventional upbringing in India, until the day she foresees her mother's death in a black, swirling vision that turns out to be true. Sent back to England, she is enrolled at Spence, a girls' academy with a mysterious burned-out East Wing. There Gemma is snubbed by powerful Felicity, beautiful Pippa, and even her own dumpy roommate Ann, until she blackmails herself and Ann into the treacherous clique. Gemma is distressed to find that she has been followed from India by Kartik, a beautiful young man who warns her to fight off the visions. Nevertheless, they continue, and one night she is led by a child-spirit to find a diary that reveals the secrets of a mystical Order. The clique soon finds a way to accompany Gemma to the… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 2003

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Simon & Schuster, New York, 2009
416 oldal · ASIN: B002RI9URM
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Ember, 2005
432 oldal · ISBN: 0385732317
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Simon & Schuster, New York, 2003
404 oldal · ISBN: 0689875347

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Szereplők népszerűség szerint

Gemma Doyle · Ann Bradshaw · Hester Moore


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Népszerű idézetek

Cheril>!

It's possible to pretend I'm someone other than who I am, and if I pretend long enough, I can believe it.

AmelieRichtfox>!

I fear I will always have to chase the things I want. I’ll always have to wonder whether I’m truly wanted or whether I’ve just been settled for.

Kapcsolódó szócikkek: Gemma Doyle
AmelieRichtfox>!

“Is he . . . engaged to anyone?”
“No. No one seems to measure up to his first love.”
Ann’s face falls. She stops without warning and I twist uncomfortably before springing back to her side. “Oh?”
“Himself.”

Kapcsolódó szócikkek: Ann Bradshaw · Gemma Doyle · Thomas Henry Doyle
AmelieRichtfox>!

Who cares about one girl’s lifelong happiness in the face of such important matters as maintaining appearances?

AmelieRichtfox>!

I’ve heard it said that God is in the details. It’s the same with the truth. Leave out the details, the crucial heart, and you can damn someone with the bare bones of it.


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