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Emma - Eine viktorianische Liebe 2

(Emma #2)

4.07  ·  Rating details ·  2,058 ratings  ·  128 reviews
William bittet Emma um ein Rendezvous im Kristallpalast, in den einst die erste Weltausstellung stattgefunden hat. Emma ist überglücklich. Doch dann geschieht etwas Schlimmes mit Mrs Stowner und Emma fasst einen folgenschweren Entschluss, der das weitere Leben des schüchternen Dienstmädchens nachhaltig beeinflussen wird...
Paperback, 192 pages
Published October 2006 by Tokyopop (first published February 24th 2003)
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Lauren
This one was so sad!! I was not prepared for so many things in this one, even if the description kind of hints at some of it. The way things played out were not what I was expecting or hoping for. Gahhh

Onto Vol. 3!
Kid Disaster
and now, we get to the part where a love match is denied by the father. then, a big event separates our couple. MAYBE FOREVER?!?!?!
Samsnerdylife
Aug 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
London. Victorian type era. Slow burn forbidden romance. How can I not love this?!?!
Audra (Unabridged Chick)
Sweet but thinner on characterization which makes it hard for me to get into William and Emma's romance. Hakim is my favorite. I'm still going to inhale the rest of these, of course. ...more
Bonnie
The second volume of Emma is just as beautiful as the first - I can't believe Mori's eye for detail and love of the period. There are many more wordless passages in this volume, as we learn about Emma's past in light of many changes at Mrs. Stownar's residence. We also meet William's family and get to hear their opinion of his relationship with Emma. I'm really enjoying this series. It's serious without becoming too dark (at least so far), covering weighty issues of the time. I'm eager to see th ...more
Lete
Mar 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My heart~ Ah such a nice story
Peyton
“Emma” is a manga about a maid and an upper class gentleman who fall in love and have to fight the Victorian class system to be together. It is a traditional romance narrative, with warm characters and a rollercoaster plot line.
I decided to read this series because I wanted to take a break from hard reading, with some light graphic novels. I was drawn to this series because it is set in the Victorian era, which is one of my favourite historical settings.
“Emma” is a sweet story. The writing, h
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Mari
Jul 18, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017, graphic-novels
First read of 2017 and first of my delve into manga. I'm not sure because of my limited experience, but something tells me this set the bar high in the art category. It was so lovely. I'll admit that whenever I'm consuming visual stories, I tend to skip around the art and my eye finds the words first. Not so with Emma. I was reveling in the art and it felt like it flowed so easily from one panel to the next.

The story was anywhere from fine to cute. The most touching parts were really about Emma
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Ron
Dec 31, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sweet but sad Emma leaves William and London and lands a job with a wealthy German family. William throws himself into his upper class life, reluctantly, barely noticing the eligible socialites mooning over his rich, handsome self.

Mori-san has a lovely way of telling a story with pictures. The story is more engaging with Emma in frame, as it is hard to warm up to William. Mori takes some liberties in that most of the characters look alike regardless of age. This pays off, however, when Emma’s ho
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Jennifer
Jun 26, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Downton Abbey meets manga... The saga continues. In this volume, William's high class family shows their disproval of his relationship with Emma, the maid of another household. The volume ends with circumstances such that Emma has to leave, and they just miss each other several times and do not get the chance to say goodbye. ...more
Donna
Jun 15, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Maid Emma and Lord William get closer, but Lord William's father adamantly refuses to accept their union.

The death of a friend lends weight and grief to this volume. Emma has to return to her former home in the country so the couple may never see each other again. Sigh (soft sigh, where you know that all will turn out right in the world). I'll be reading the next volume.
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Nicole Courtney
I enjoyed the 2nd volume a lot more than the first. The journey follows Emma's relationship with William and develops. Overall, it was quite an enjoyable read and might carry on with the next volume of the book. ...more
Andrea
Oct 31, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5 stars

That death broke my heart a lot more than I originally thought it would.

Also, (view spoiler) I am excited to see how time changes the both of them.
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Kimberley
Aug 26, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I've never read a Manga series before, but I really like this one! ...more
Erin
Oct 01, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Emma's past was dark! I'm really glad they expanded her character in this volume. I do feel a lot better about this series after that! ...more
Kai Charles(Fiction State Of Mind)
Sad volume but gorgeous art
Chris Gifford
Oct 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: graphic-novels
the story continues, Emma and William go to the Crystal Palace and get locked in overnight.....
Krista
Oct 25, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a really sweet series...it may be added to my collection!
Jessica F
Emma is a bit too much of a tragic heroine for my case. Suppose it does give a very Victorian vibe to the story!
Tori
Nov 23, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-japanese
I need more Hakeem though, even if I kind of think the whole India folks plotline is ridic.
Jemiah Jefferson
Dec 02, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's almost too literal - but a combination of very subtle characterization and some amazing tones make this a satisfying read. ...more
Anna
May 02, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Highly enjoyable. I’m not sure how they’re going to come together after that cliffhanger, but I’m excited to see
Kurtis Burkhardt
Jun 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Really great manga, Really great art and good adorable story! Really loved this manga 😁😻❤️
Toria
Sep 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love everything about it, the art, the story, the slow burn romance. So much drama without being dramatic. This series gonna be a favorite for sure 😍
Tiya Mulani
Oct 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A reread.
I can't believe I got a little bit too much of emotion reading the volume 2.....
Guess because now I'm old enough so I could more understand and relate to the story....
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Marianne
Dec 23, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Impressive! I cried a little bit! It just goes to show that I love seeing protagonists' flashbacks! Also love the conversations and events that took place in chapter 11. You will see what I mean when you read it 😁📖 ...more
Sarah N
This quite an enjoyable series. I wish there were more historical manga like Emma...
Douglas Cootey
I am not sure where to begin with this review without using spoilers. Volume 2 was simply better. It was heart breaking and frustrating and exciting. Emma's background story was moving. The illustration was breathtaking. The ambience and mood of this period piece was engaging. Kaoru seems to be picking up steam. Notable in this volume, Kaoru has begun to break from her standard perpendicular panels, but only to emphasize setting, not action. It's a stylistic difference I appreciate.

Be sure to re
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Kelly
It picked up! Who'da thought. I got the backstory the first volume sorely lacked, and then some. We see some great progession from our main two characters--William and Emma--in a very short amount of time. And they've become a pair I can actually say I'm invested in. After the events in this volume, however, I worry the story will dry up for a while. I am pressing on to volume 3 in hopes it won't. With raw and hurt feelings come acts of desperation; and while I can also see our couple sitting do ...more
Lady Knight
Loved it! Although I didn’t like volume no. 1, “Emma, Volume 2” was fantastic. I loved the rich attention to detail given both in the dialogue and in the illustrations. I loved the flow of the story and the situations the characters faced. It may be an unusual topic and setting for a manga, but I for one loved it this time around!

Emma is a maid. William is an aristocrat. They’re in love, but because of divide between classes they can’t be together. Emma’s mistress supports her and hopes the best
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