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Real Lies

4.08  ·  Rating Details  ·  24 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
This book contains three separate and unusual stories set in alternate realities. The first story, "How Martians Conquer the Earth," tells the tale of a young woman struggling with the sudden death of the man she loves. Can anyone ever replace him? The second tale, "Is It Really Impossible?," makes you wonder if a man and a woman can truly be just friends, especially in a ...more
Paperback, 230 pages
Published July 12th 2006 by Yen Press
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I have strong reservations about one story in particular in this book. "Is It Really Impossible?" is a story set after a virus, the Lonely Child Virus, causes most female fetuses to die so the population is heavily weighted toward male. In response, males are born as either "dominant," meaning they are straight males that act as breeding devices for the few remaining females (goddesses) or "recessive" and crossdress as female to make the population appear more equal. It is assumed that the cross ...more
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Something a bit different this time. Real Lies is a collection of short stories by writer and artist Lee Si Young and is Korean Manhwa. Manwha is obviously a close relation to Japanese Manga as the styles are very similar - or at least they are in this case which is my first exposure to it.

The first story, How Martians conquer the Earth, centres around a young woman, Si-Ra, whose boyfriend has disappeared. Feeling like the world has ended she does her best to carry on until one day out of the bl
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