Is there a sequel to Great and Terrible Beauty?
Sequels. In 2006, the sequel to A Great and Terrible Beauty, Rebel Angels, was published. The third novel in the series, The Sweet Far Thing, was published on December 26, 2007.
What happens in A Great and Terrible Beauty?
Set in 1895, it follows Gemma Doyle, a 16-year-old girl who moves from India to a finishing school in England after her mother commits suicide under mysterious circumstances. Gemma is able to join a circle of friends, but she remains plagued by mysterious visions that she has been warned to block out.
What is the theme of a great and terrible beauty?
Set in a time of corsets and Latin lessons, A GREAT AND TERRIBLE BEAUTY contrasts the freedom of a fantasy world — and the dark edges of power — with Victorian society’s constraints on women. This juxtaposition of detailed worlds forms the book’s heart.