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Gilbert and Gubar's The Madwoman in the Attic after Thirty Years
Annette R. Federico, Sandra M. Gilbert
Stolen
Annette LaPointe
Karakuri Odette, Volume 6 - Julietta Suzuki A little disappointing. The final volume concentrates a lot more on new robot characters Travis and Grace than it does on the familiar cast, and doesn't really resolve some of the major emotional conflicts. Then again, Grace's story is heartbreaking, and the only resolution that some of the conflicts have is that life happens as you go. Asao tells Odette to pay attention to what people's actions say, not just their words, and his own actions say quite a lot.

The ending seems to have been planned for here, but it still feels rushed, and the artwork sketchier and sloppier than previous volumes -- certainly sloppier than Suzuki's work in [b:Kamisama Kiss|8230409|Kamisama Kiss, Vol. 1|Julietta Suzuki|http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51rYSS6gLJL._SL75_.jpg|13077709].