Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice Softcover
Publish date: 2014-08-12
Publisher: Udon Entertainment
Pages no: 376
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
I was surprised by this combination: english classic literature with japanese popular culture in the form of manga comics. It was strange to read backwards (the correct way to read manga is explained in the book) but I got used to it. I read Pride and Prejudice and Emma by Jane Austen and Jane Eyre...
This is so pretty. It is in the Asian manga style, not strictly the Japanese manga style, so if that kind of art is not appealing to you, then you will hate this book. But otherwise it is very nicely drawn, focusing on the romantic themes in the panels with a lot of flower symbolism. It is not a str...
*Digital review copy provided by NetGalley & the publisher in exchange for an honest review. 2.75 I am a real Pride and Prejudice fan and I also read a huge amount of manga, so when I found this combination of two things I like I got a bit anxious. I was afraid I wasn't like it and I was fairly co...
I will try to approach this review with an open mind, although the 2005 "Pride and Prejudice" movie has already ruined me for life (Hellooooo hunky Matthew Macfadyen!!!). First of all, I am of a strong opinion that classics should not be adapted into manga; and should only be adapted into graphic no...
I've been reading (and enjoying) some of the other Manga Classics like Les Misérables and The Scarlet Letter. So, even though I never really liked Pride and Prejudice I was very curious to this manga adaptation. But it failed to capture my heart. It's been some years since I read P&P, and I don't ...