Sherds

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Sherds short novel or novelette written by Filipino National Artist for Literature and multi awarded author F Sionil Jos According to Elmer A Ordo ez a writer from The Manila Times in Sherds Jos achie
  • Title: Sherds
  • Author: F. Sionil José
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 373
  • Format: None
  • 2007 short novel or novelette written by Filipino National Artist for Literature and multi awarded author F Sionil Jos According to Elmer A Ordo ez, a writer from The Manila Times, in Sherds Jos achieved lyrical effects , specially in the novel s final chapters, by putting into good use Joseph Conrad s and Ford Madox Ford s so called progression d effet literally2007 short novel or novelette written by Filipino National Artist for Literature and multi awarded author F Sionil Jos According to Elmer A Ordo ez, a writer from The Manila Times, in Sherds Jos achieved lyrical effects , specially in the novel s final chapters, by putting into good use Joseph Conrad s and Ford Madox Ford s so called progression d effet literally progression of the effect Sherds is the latest and last novel by Jos According to The Atlantic National Correspondent James Fallows, the novel is dedicated to the author s wife Teresita Jos The novel, which can be read in one sitting, was described by Li an de la Cruz Busto, a reporter for Sun.Star Davao as very light but candid and insightful , 5 a description that complements The Manila Times reporter Perry Gil S Mallari s calling Jos s Sherds as an easy read and a guaranteed page turner A novel composed of twelve chapters with a tight and palpable narrative pacing, Sherds deals with topics related to personal conscience, greed and the position of art in social class struggle, thus serving as a cogitation on what is wrong with the Philippines as a nation.Like Jos s other novels and stories such as the Rosales Saga, Sherds is another presentation and meditation by the author regarding class conflict and malaise in society in the Philippines through the use of non ideological terms and sharing of his personal knowledge of the travails of the original tillers of the soil and the dispossession of the land tillers through the workings of the oligarchs.Employing a story telling technique that begins with the ending of the story, in medias res , Jos narrates the tale of the discovery made by Peter Gregory Golangco also known simply as PG Golangco , a pottery and ceramics artist, art professor, and aesthete, through the Pygmalion like nurturing of Guia Espiritu, Golangco s student who has an elemental idea of art that is grounded in the clay of oppressed people of the Philippine countryside.
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      Published :2019-02-15T23:51:24+00:00

    138 Comment

    Another fabulous writing by Jose in English, thus I am giving this book 5 stars PG misses his beloved terra cotta statue, Guia He thinks he was dreaming instead of the reality of bullets passing him by and perhaps killing his beloved creation, Guia, a terra cotta statue In the end this is a novella about how a man s creation PG loved him so much that she sacrificed her life terra cotta Guia, for her creators His father was cosmopolitan and allowed his son to finish an architecture degree B c of [...]

    After reading the book, I was in a loop I cannot still figure out how to come out Worth reading thumbs up

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