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"Calling upon his former governess, William Jones, gentleman, is startled when his knock is answered by an uncommonly beautiful servant, the soft-spoken Emma. Throughout his visit, William's eyes drift to the maid whenever she enters the room, and he contrives to meet Emma socially as she goes about her errands. But London society is a web of strict codes and divisions. For the son of a wealthy merchant, seeking out a working-class girl is simply not done! William's father plans for his son to marry into the peerage and elevate the Jones family to greater heights, but although William says and does what is expected of him, he longs only for Emma's company ..."--Cover.
Publisher: New York : Yen Press, 2015.
Edition: First Yen Press edition.
ISBN: 9780316302234
Branch Call Number: YA GN Mori 1
Characteristics: 386 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Drzka, Sheldon
Blackman, Abigail
Alternative Title: Emma. Volume 1


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Utterly enthralling period manga that nails pretty much everything you want it to nail. Shame it's not fully colored though.

Jul 29, 2019

Kaoru Mori never disappoints with her stories. They are the best!

ArapahoeTiegan Jul 12, 2017

A interesting manga set in Victorian England. The story focuses on a beautiful maid, named Emma. All the men in the community try to seek her hand, but she turns them all down. Until, William James, an old charge of her mistress's (a retired governess), comes along.

Sep 11, 2016

This fascinating character-driven historical romance features strong characters and excellent artwork. Unfortunately, my local library does not stock the last few volumes of this classic.

Apr 19, 2015

nice story i like characters


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