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Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 1

(Philippine Speculative Fiction #1)

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Jan's Door by Cyan Abad-Jugo
The Doppler Effect by Tyron Caliente
Tendresse by Andrew Drilon
Lovelore by Francezca C. Kwe
EmberWild by Nikki Alfar
Walking Backwards by Joseph Nacino
New Wave Days by Angelo R. Lacuesta
The Maiden and the Crocodile by Dean Francis Alfar

The Coward's Quest by Jay Steven Uy Anyong

Room Three by Pauline Oren
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Published 2005 by Kestrel
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Kristel
Reading this again almost a decade since I first encountered PSF, it's very easy to see that there are kernels of intriguing and batshit ideas brewing in this collection, but the sophistication that emerged from the subsequent volumes isn't quite here yet. The stories I liked I really loved, like The Family That Eats Soil, Instructions on How to Disappear and (duh) L'Aquilone Du Estrellas, but there are also stories like The Doppler Effect which for me is baffling and just... damp. I'm glad to n ...more
Marina (Sonnenbarke)
For a review in Italian please visit my blog: https://sonnenbarke.wordpress.com/201... ...more
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A varied anthology, with some stories deeply embedded in their Philippine settings and others with only tenuous signs.
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