A Bride's Story: v. 1

A Bride's Story: v. 1

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Amira is twenty years old when she marries her husband, a boy named Karluk from a neighbouring village. Adjusting to life in a new household can be trying for any young bride, and Amira's husband is eight years her junior. Amira was a strong, sophisticated hunter and horsewoman in her village, but though their villages were next to each other, their customs are very different. As Amira introduces Karluk to the foods and pastimes that were popular among her comrades back home, the warmth she feels for her young husband grows.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 149.86 x 208.28 x 22.86mm | 362.87g
  • Little, Brown & Company
  • Yen Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Integrated: 200, b/w illus
  • 0316180998
  • 9780316180993
  • 31,003

About Kaoru Mori

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 listshow more

Our customer reviews

Although I'm not taken to the slice-of-life genre, A Bride's Story is a great manga that should be the standard for all slice-of-life manga. Set in the 19th century of Asia, A Bride's Story follows 20-year-old Amir as she adjusts to her new life as a bride to 12-year-old Karkluk. Unlike Amir and Karkluk's sudden marriage, A Bride's Story has a good pace and the artwork is absolutely stunning. As an avid manga reader, I didn't expect to see such fine detail in everything--the eyes of the characters, the fashionable clothing, and the backdrops. The manga creator also knew when to subtract backgrounds and give scenes an impact the reader will remember. From the beginning to the very end, A Bride's Story doesn't fall in impact; it only rises in quality.show more
by Jeridel Banks
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