Definitions for "Great and Terrible Beauty"
a Gothic novel
a multi-layered, ambitious work that mixes history, magic, romance, humor and mystery, making it a good choice for a wide range of readers
an enchanting novel
a great example of a coming-of- age story
a wonderful, magical story portraying a time when young women were ' Hollow vessels of girls to be rinsed of our own ambitions, wants, and opinions, just waiting to be filled with the cool, tepid water of gracious compliance
Keywords:  trilogy, fascinating, book, curl, prove
a curl-up-under-the-covers kind of book
an awesome book
an impressive first book in what should prove to be a fascinating trilogy