Friday, June 4, 2010

Blood: The Last Vampire

by Mamoru Oshii

In this manga-style novel, set in the days right before the start of the Vietnam War, Saya is a girl with a mysterious past who is sent to deal with mysterious attacks that keep occurring on an American Army base. A fierce and beautiful warrior, she do what she can to save the humans she has been sent to protect. But will her skills and cunning be enough to defeat a chillingly dead enemy? The first book in a highly successful series of novels in Japan, Blood: The Last Vampire is a fast-paced thriller full of action and chilling surprises.

--Philip S., Student