Sean Michael Wilson (writer) Piarelle (art)In the final volume of The Story of Lee our two main characters, Lee and Matt continue their studies and their relationship in the UK. With growing confidence Lee asserts herself more and Matt finds that he needs to change or challenge. Change to be more the way she likes, or challenge her ideas and risk upsetting their relationship.
Meanwhile a Chinese student becomes a rival to Lee's attentions and Matt finds himself in both financial and existential trouble. Against the backdrop of increasing societal turmoil back in Hong Kong Lee's father gets sick and she has a big decision to make: go back home to help, or pursue an independent life in the UK?
"Three and half stars. Presented with sensitivity and enthusiasm."
-Slings and Arrows
"An emotionally moving tale with three-dimensional characters,Â The Story of LeeÂ is highly recommended"
-Midwest Book Review
"With beguiling subtlety, The Story of Lee explores themes of cultural difference, mixed-race-relationships, family and friendship pressures and the often-insurmountable barrier of different childhood experiences and expectations to weave an enchanting tale of independence, interdependence and isolation. Moving and memorable, this is a timeless tale for modern lovers that you really should enjoy."
-Win Wiacek, Now Read This!
5 x 7½, 128pp., B&W paperback, $11.99
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The STORY OF LEE Complete Set
Sean Michael Wilson, Chie Kutsuwada, Nami Tamura, Piarelle
Matt, an ex-pat from Scotland in Hong Kong, meets Lee a local Chinese girl. They fall in love but her family is resistant to this foreigner. Matt eventually brings Lee back to study in Scotland and meet his family and friends. Can the pressures on both sides, and the cultural differences be surmounted? They both find how difficult this can be.
5x 7½, 448pp, B&W, set of 3 paperbacks, $29.99 (normally $36)