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A Bride's Story, Vol. 6

By Kaoru Mori

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

A slice-of-life tale about a twenty-year old bride who marries a twelve-year old boy in 19th centure Asia.

In the year since his marriage, Karluk has grown a good deal, but Amir can't help but feel overprotective of her much younger husband. Karluk wants nothing more than to prove that he can be a strong and competent man - and he may soon have the opportunity to prove just that. Desperate for land to feed their flocks, Amir's former tribe prepares to attack the village with a fearsome arsenal of cannons and guns provided by their new allies. This time the Halgals are not interested in capturing Amir - no one is safe from their terrible assault!

Biographical Notes

Kaoru Mori's previous series, Emma, about a maid and a gentleman in Victorian England, has been lauded by Library Journal and was named to the YALSA Great Graphic Novels list. A Bride's Story has only broadened her fan base in Japan and the U.S. with its elegant style and delicate story.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780316336109
  • Publication date: 28 Oct 2014
  • Page count: 208
  • Imprint: Yen Press
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