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"N.V.M. Gonzalez is easily the master of Filipino short story."
Bienvenido Lumbera, Revaluation/Essays on Philippine LIterature, Cinema and Culture

"American critics have also been impressed... Lucian Stryk, a renowned scholar of Asian Literature, offered his assessment in Panorama...'Mr. Gonzalez is most telling when he writes of the young, the old, t
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Paperback, 200 pages
Published January 28th 1990 by New Day Publishers/Cellar Book Shop (first published 1979)
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at first i really didn't think this was very good, but then i got to stories that i actually appreciated. "lupo and the river" and "the tomato game" are my favorites. "serenade" is excellent as well. the critical essay at the end is a great insight into gonzalez's thinking and about the history of philippine literature and the development of the short story. can't believe this guy used to teach at csu east bay! ...more
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N. V. M. Gonzalez (Nestor Vicenti Madali Gonzalez) b. Romblon, Romblon 8 Sept 1915. Fictionist, poet, essayist. He was the son of Vicente Gonzalez, a school supervisor, and Pastora Madali, a teacher. He was married to Narita Manuel with whom he had four children. When he was four, his family migrated to Mindoro and settled in barrio of Wasig. Gonzalez had his early schooling in Romblon and later a ...more

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