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Of That Other Country We Now Speak and Other Stories

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Paperback, 137 pages
Published 2016 by UP Press
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Tito Quiling, Jr.
Jun 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
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How often do side conversations and casual remarks plant the seed for a story? Perhaps, more frequently than we might think. Over time, one nurtures the seed as it grows into various incarnations and branches off into other territories. In the process, even fictional works can intertwine with the author’s experiences.

The stories in the collection do not follow a singular theme. In this line, not every story delves into the Tsinoy persona exclusively. However, in each of the narratives, there is
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Glaiza Antonio
Aug 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
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This is not a book you should read when you're somewhere close to depression. This might trigger you, haha!
Most of the stories start of as an intro into an ordinary life... until it progresses into hopelessness, and well, if I might say, a struggle to survive.
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Charlson L. Ong , resident fellow of the Institute of Creative Writing and fictionist/scriptwriter/singer extraordinaire, was born on July 6, 1960. He obtained an A.B. in Psychology from the University of the Philippines in 1977, and currently teaches literature and creative writing under UP's Department of English and Comparative Literature. He has joined several writers' workshops here and abro ...more