Si Amapola sa 65 na Kabanata
by Ricky Lee
364 pages | Read in Paperback
2011, Philippine Writers Studio Foundation, Inc.; Visprint Inc.
Goodreads Average Rating: 3.78
ASWANG KA BA?
NARINIG MO NA BA ANG ALAMAT NG BAKLA?
MAY PAG-ASA PA BA ANG PILIPINAS?
Eleksyon, 2010. Isang baklang impersonator, si Amapola, ang naging manananggal at nakatanggap ng propesiya na siya ang itinakdang magliligtas sa Pilipinas. Ang naghatid ng balita: si Emil, isang pulis na Noranian. Ang pasimuno ng balita: si Sepa, ang lola sa tuhod ni Amapola, na nanggaling pa sa panahon ng Kastila at may unrequited love noon kay Andres Bonifacio.
Ang ikalawang nobela ni Ricky Lee ay isang hati-hating tingin sa buhay at pag-ibig ni Amapola at ng kanyang mga mahal sa buhay, at sa buhay at pag-ibig na rin ng mga taong gusto nating pakialaman, dito sa bansang tinatawag nating Pilipinas, sa isang panahonng halos humihingi tayo ng mga kababalaghan. At donuts.
Napaka-imaginative ng Pilipino at di nauubusan ng mga bagong paraan ng pagdurusa.
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