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This short Tagalog novel came out in 1906 or few years after the Filipino-American War (1899-1902). This tells the story of Juan Masili whose mother was raped by a rich Filipino businessman and the father was killed by policemen. His father got arrested after he tried to avenge his wife from the rapist. Juan Masili was 11 when all of these happened. Luckily there was a good samaritan who hired him to accompany his daughter in Manila to study. He was a student when he met the man who raped his mo ...more