Teaser Tuesday – Rose of Versailles

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Teaser Tuesday is a fun bookish meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Everyone can play along, all you have to do is simply take the book you are currently reading. And then share 2 ‘teaser’ sentences from any page in the book. I often share more than 2 sentences ;)

Please avoid SPOILER!!

I am currently reading Rose of Versailles by Riyoko Ikeda. Rose of Versailles is a very famous manga, it is the first manga that focuses its story in history. You can categorize this manga as a historical fiction.

A young lady named Oscar was forced to act like a man because his father needed an heir to continue his step in French Royal army.

She became close with Marie Antoinette…and the story began from the meeting of these 2 opposite females.

My teaser is from Volume 5 (There are 10 volumes)

Oscar was thinking about Marie Antoinette

25 thoughts on “Teaser Tuesday – Rose of Versailles

  1. @The Bookish Snob I agree! Love is too important

    @Caroline I have written the review and hope you’ll like it

    @Gautami You won’t be sorry reading this manga

  2. @Ex Lit Prof Thank you,I feel honored.will check it soon.

    @Crystal Thank you,I have been doing this since last year as I love manga as much as novel.

    @Marry Ann Thank you

  3. That’s really interesting. I don’t generally read manga, but you’ve caught my attention. The story sounds really unique. I like stories that focus on history, so I think I would like this. And it seems like a girl power manga, so also a me book. Oscar sounds like a cool character. I’ll have to see if my library has this – they don’t have a lot of graphic novels.

    My Teaser Tuesday:

    http://sasha-covertocover.blogspot.com/2011/03/teaser-tuesday-2.html

    1. Oscar is really an amazing character.I think you would like her as much as I do. i hope you can find it in your library, this manga is very famous

  4. i missed this comic book! haha… i have the complete collections you know… too bad after i graduate from high school i gave away all of it to my cousin… and years after that it got ruined by flood… 😥

    1. Aw 😦 too bad
      I would never give my favorite books to anyone.I have just finished writing my review…so hard to make it as simple as possible.

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