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A Bride's Story, Vol. 7

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-century Asia.

As Mr. Smith continues his journey to India, he is welcomed into the home of a wealthy tradesman and his wife, Anis. Custom dictates that, as a woman, Anis is not permitted to meet their visitor face-to-face, but even so, she counts herself blessed to live in such a beautiful estate and be married to a man who devotes himself solely to her. Still, one cannot help but long for the companionship of another person when one's closest friend is a reluctant Persian cat. In her loneliness, Anis visits the public bath house and discovers a place where she feels immediately free among her fellow sisters.

Biographical Notes

Kaoru Mori's previous series, Emma, about a maid and a gentleman in Victorian England, has been lauded byLibrary 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: 9780316348935
  • Publication date: 17 Nov 2015
  • Page count: 192
  • Imprint: Yen Press
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