The Story of Lee Complete Set
The Story of Lee Complete Set

The Story of Lee Complete Set

By Sean Michael Wilson, Illustrated by Chie Kutsuwada, Illustrated by (n/a) Piarelle, Illustrated by Nami Tamura

The Story of Lee

COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS

448 Pages, 5 x 7.5

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $29.99 (US $29.99) (CA $39.99)

Publication Date: April 2019

ISBN 9781681122144

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Overview

A banded set of each volume of this gentle, manga romance

Matt, an ex-pat from Scotland in Hong Kong, meets Lee a local Chinese girl. They fall in love but her family is resistant to this foreigner. Matt eventually brings Lee back to study in Scotland and meet his family and friends. Can the pressures on both sides, and the cultural differences, be surmounted? They both find how difficult this can be.

Reviews

"Drawn with the iconic faces and screentones manga aficionados cherish, and written with a sensitivity to the passion of first love, The Story of Lee is a story to move any heart." —Teacher Librarian "Recommended. The cultural tension is beautifully written, and the story is told well in the small moments between Lee and Matt." —Library Media Connection "There is much here to like. Lee is quite sympathetic and her straightforward romance with Matt is sweet and believable. Readers will look forward to the next volume in this gentle series." —VOYA "It's an old setup done effectively and believably." —Publishers Weekly

Author Biography

Sean Michael Wilson is a comic book writer from Scotland, now living in Japan. His published works include a graphic novel version of A Christmas Carol ("Best of 2008," Sunday Times), AX:alternative manga ("Best ten books of 2010," Publishers Weekly), Parecomic (with an introduction by Noam Chomsky), and an acclaimed manga version of the Japanese classic The Book of Five Rings. Piarelle (a.k.a. Pamela Lokhun) is a British comic artist/illustrator based in London. Her work has won various competitions (notably shortlisted in the UK's annual Manga Jiman competition), been featured in NEO magazine, and has even been exhibited as far as Tokyo, Japan. Nami Tamura, a manga artist from Japan, is now living in the United Kingdom. As a young artist, she received three prizes from the famous Japanese publishers Shogakukan and Kodansha, and she went on to work with Shogakukan on some of their weekly magazines. She now works as a freelance artist.