The Gods Lie by Kaori OzakiThe Gods Lie by Kaori Ozaki

The Gods Lie

byKaori Ozaki

Paperback | April 19, 2016

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Natsuru Nanao, a 6th grader who lives alone with his mother, strikes up an unlikely friendship with the reserved and driven Rio Suzumura. Natsuru plays hookey from soccer camp that summer, and instead of telling the truth to his mother, he spends all his time with Rio and her kid brother at their rickety house, where a dark secret threatens to upend their fragile happiness.
Kaori Ozaki (1978-) is a professional comic artist and character designer. She made her debut in 1993 at the age of 15 for shojo publisher Shinshokan with the short series An Angel above the Piano. Her breakthrough work Immortal Rain earned her great acclaim globally as it was translated into a dozen languages and eventually published ...
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Title:The Gods LieFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 7.5 × 5.5 × 0.66 inPublished:April 19, 2016Publisher:Kodansha USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1942993366

ISBN - 13:9781942993360

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great one shot I don't always enjoy one shots, but this one is definitely worthwhile.
Date published: 2017-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW! A beautifully done one shot manga, that includes twists and turns throughout the entire book. It leaves you on the edge of your seat until the last page.
Date published: 2017-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing One-shot Single volume with a nice twist, great release!
Date published: 2017-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unexpectedly delightful - truly a gem The Gods Lie, is a beautiful coming-of-age and romance short series that takes place during the summer vacation of two young students who learn more about their families, each other, and the harsh realities of modern life. The best part of this story is the characters, who you will love instantly and empathize with throughout the heartwarming moments. The pacing is excellent, maybe a bit rushed but it because it so well done what you want to say in this world with these characters even longer. A cons that it feels rushed because it so good you never want to leave there characters, so really a pro??? The art is crisp and great to read through. Clean lines with just the right amount of bounce to the character drawings and a nice balance between foreground and background. Her writing is good too, she doesn't push too hard in the emotional moments leaving the reader free to respond the Gods Lie makes your heart linger for more – truly a gem #plumreview
Date published: 2017-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Touching First of all the cover is very beautiful, I love the colours and thankfully the art inside did not disappoint. The story is very cute with an undertone of sadness. It is such a short story and it leaves you wanting so much more. I did tear up at the end and I highly recommend reading this if you want something short but impactful.
Date published: 2017-01-17