Friday, 1 February 2013
BOOK REVIEW: Lysley Tenorio's Monstress
Luckily, my expectations were all proven wrong. Unlike the usual characters in the Filipino-by-way-of-the-West genre, those that populate Tenorio’s stories are not two-dimensional mouthpieces here to Teach the Reader a Lesson. Tenorio’s misfits are fully realized, heartbreakingly human creations that act in unpredictable but ultimately understandable ways.
Read the rest of my review over at Jessica Zafra's blog.