It's a beautiful story with beautiful art, & a great translation & forward by Matt Thorn.
Not the best place for this, but.... I'm the translator of the book, and just received my copies an hour ago.
I have read the Japanese version many times and still enjoy reading the story all over again in English.
Published nearly one year ago, The Heart of Thomas by Moto Hagio has yet to receive the kind of accolade it truly deserves, which I'm inclined to think is unfortunately due in part... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jocilyn Wagner
I congratulate fantagraphics for bringing out manga such as this,I had being expecting to have this in my hands for so long and the edition did not disappoint me at all,it even... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Ricardo Scalet
No seriously. It's like Bambi clapping hands with Baudelaire and Murasaki Shikibu. In my opinion, better than many many novels. Advertisement: unavoidable heartbrake.Published 19 months ago by Francesca Sidoti
Beautiful hardcover book of one of the most famous manga of all time... with great translation. What more can I ask for? Well worth the money. Read morePublished 20 months ago by nausicaa