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this book is really one of the best books that is being cherished and studied by Filipinos including me. I like the way Jose Rizal presents the status quo of the Philippines during the Spanish colonization era.He expose the crazy activities of the colonizers including the priest!He presents that the invaders have more lands than the natives. He shows on how the officers collect excessive taxes and free services.
He experienced this hardships personally, of being maltreated by the invaders in his own country and in front of his fellow Filipinos. This is the novel that awakened the sleeping desire of the Filipinos and persuaded them to revolt against the invaders. And the novel was effective!The purpose was achieved , eventhough it was banned by the Spaniards in the Philippines, there are volumes that are shipped and distributed to our fellow countrymen and it persuaded them to took arms and fight. In this way, the Filipinos became united and they succeeded in driving off the Spaniards!
A novel that hates imperialism! Very Brilliant!
05/26/2007
P.G. Smith - Classic Gothic Horror Set in Small-Town Maine
FEATURED AUTHOR - P.G. Smith is a former U.S.Army officer, public school administrator, special education teacher, and mental health counselor. While pursuing this wide variety of occupations, his writing has also appeared in periodicals to include Country Living, Military History, Canada's History, National Guard, Career World, and the Boston Globe. These days he divides his time between Boothbay Harbor, Maine and Ashburnham, Massachusetts. As our Author of the Day, he tells us all about his book, Prayers for… Read more