El Filibusterismo

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Original Publish Date: May 31, 2011
Product Number: EB00388473
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101528693
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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Description

In the spirit of The Count of Monte Cristo and Les Miserables, a major new translation-Jose Rizal's stunning continuation of Noli Me Tangere. Jose Rizal was one of the leading champions of Filipino nationalism and independence. His masterpiece, Noli Me Tangere, is widely considered to be the foundational novel of the Philippines. In this riveting continuation, which picks up the story thirteen years later, Rizal departs from the Noli's themes of innocent love and martyrdom to present a gripping tale of obsession and revenge. Clearly demonstrating Rizal's growth as a writer, and influenced by his exposure to international events, El Filibusterismo is a thrilling and suspenseful account of Filipino resistance to colonial rule that still resonates today. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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