The Ghost and the Lady Manga Volume 1 (Hardcover)

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About The Ghost and the Lady Manga Volume 1 (Hardcover)

The Ghost and the Lady Volume 1 features story and art by by Kazuhiro Fujita

Deep in Scotland Yard in London sits an evidence room, where artifacts of the greatest mysteries in London history are kept. In this "Black Museum" sits two bullets, fused together after a head-on collision. This was the key piece of evidence in a case that brought together a supernatural Man in Gray and the famous nurse and activist Florence Nightingale the only person who can see him. Surrounded by war and suffering, the lady enters into a desperate pact with this ghostlike man...

Details

  • Publisher: KODANSHA COMICS
  • Media: Manga
  • Genre: Drama, Mystery
  • Themes: Historical, Supernatural
  • Age Rating: 16+
  • Release Date: 10/25/2016
  • Page Count: 304
  • Dimensional Weight: 0.8
  • Written Language: English

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A Unique Look into the Elizabethan Era

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This story is written in past tense, depicting the epic struggle of a man before and after his death as he learns of the legendary Florence Nightingale before her time in the spotlight. What I love the most about this book is how personal the narrative is with the inner struggles of the characters. It takes a mature tone and helps deliver a unique development of character. It is also shockingly grotesque with its personification of a human's ego through these ugly monsters that appear over their heads.

The characters quote heavily on famous plays as the setting is within Queen Elizabeth's reign, with irony to their personal conflicts. It is funny, intriguing, and certainly unique. A good mix for someone looking for an alternative read to the mainstream.