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About the book
  • Published: 26 February 2018
  • ISBN: 9781945054723
  • Imprint: Vertical Inc
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 554
  • RRP: $38.00
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The Flowers Of Evil - Complete, 2


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The first three volumes in the New York Times bestselling teen romance series combined into one oversized edition. Fans will be delighted to reconnect with bookworm Takao Kasuga, pretty and smart Nanako Saeki, and class weirdo Sawa Nakamura as these characters navigate middle school, love, finding their own identities, and Baudelaire’s poetry.

The second combined edition of The Flowers of Evil features volumes 4-6 and follows the adventures of a lonely, bookish teen struggling to find his identity through Baudelaire’s poetry, until two girls - a beauty and a bully - help him discover true love and friendship.

  • Pub date: 26 February 2018
  • ISBN: 9781945054723
  • Imprint: Vertical Inc
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 554
  • RRP: $38.00

About the Author

SHUZO OSHIMI

At only 30 years of age, Shuzo Oshimi is already considered a seasoned veteran of the Japanese comics community. Winner of the most important comics awards for newcomers, the Tetsuya Chiba Award in 2001, Oshimi has been penning quirky slice-of-life dramas now for a decade for major manga publishers such as Kodansha and Futabasha. Raised in the slow laid back hills of Gunma, in mid-eastern Japan, Oshimi wished to someday escape his community for bigger pastures. Living solely off of comics and books, he is a man of words and that shows in his very humanist stories. While he has drawn nine series in the past decade, Oshimi's star began to climb just recently in 2008 with the release of his first hit Drifting Net Cafe. This horror-themed homage to the legendary Kazuo Umezzu work, Drifting Classroom, was adapted into a live action series and propelled Oshimi onto an international stage. He would soon reach new heights in 2009 with his most recent series Flowers of Evil. In 2010 and 2011, the property quietly landed on numerous must read lists and has helped revitalize the shonen genre.

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