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El Filibusterismo by José Rizal
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For me, I liked El Filibusterismo way more than Noli Me Tangere. It's more... action-packed. In Noli Me Tangere, the rebellion is more low key. Here, it's more obvious and there are more suffering and death. It's so cool. I hated the ending though. I really hate the character who ruined the carefully laid out plans.

El Fili has Basilio, a minor character in the previous book, as the main character this time around. He's a med student hoping to do some good in his country. In the same boat he was riding in which was heading to a particular town, we meet Simon, a dark-skinned man who had garnered the Governor-General's favor. He plays a very important role and he encourages the cruel oppression of the Spaniards towards the Filipinos. He opens the door to something very big and that might change the country forever.

I recommend this for those who liked Noli Me Tangere and politics.

(Yeah, this review is shorter than the other one; I'm busy right now. I'm sorry.)
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