So when I saw Bob Ong’s latest book in Fully Booked, Ang Mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan (Translation: Mama Susan’s Friends), I didn’t think twice in getting it. Ang Mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan by Bob Ong is a journal of a 16 year old guy named Gilberto P. Manansala also known as Galo. An engineering student who. I tried to read another Bob Ong when friends of mine gave me an intriguing idea of Ang mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan. My friends said that it is.

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Notify me of new comments via email. But who am I to cast aspersion on his writing style? This is such a well written book review, Mark. Email required Address never made public. I almost decided not to go because it would mean standing up and kaibigann there alone, and who knows what I will find when I open my bedroom door?

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Like Liked by 1 person. Dale ‘s review Mar 06, This book caught my respect.

I wanted to write this review in Filipino, but since it’s cross-posted in my blog, I had to write it in English. A room with a table full of rotten rice cakes circled by twelve female statues wearing violet baro. My rating isn’t really based on how much the book lacked but really more of a genre preference.


You are commenting using your WordPress. Aling Delia checked the condition of Mama Susan, they discovered that she was already dead.

This is where weird things start happening. Wandering Mirages of books, movies, music and just about everything worth talking about Refresh and try again. I like how the narration works perfectly with the pacing. Bye the way,I dropped by on your blog.

It can also be mgw that he is intelligent because, in his journal, he states that even though he spaces out in class while writing in his journal, he still manages to recite and get the correct answer. Walang basagan ng trip.

Book Review: Ang mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan By Bob Ong

Written In Ink Blog What’s past is prologue. Email required Address never made public. For instance, the date of the setting is in He has lived with this family since high school and he says that he is thankful for everything that his aunt’s family has provided him.

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Ang mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan by Bob Ong: A Book Review – A Book Bore in Timbuktu

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Leave a comment Comments 0. Manansala also sksan as Galo.

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Nice read, I think I should add this to my to-read list. Views Read Edit View history. I can see that you even have the deep-seated desire to be bi writer. Stainless Longganisa reminded me a lot of what it feels like to be a writer. Nothing amazing seems to happen to his everyday life in the city as we follow him juggle life between school and home.


Create a mgw website or blog at WordPress. You are commenting using your WordPress. I bet my boots that it is one of them.

What of his work would you recommend the most, from those you have read? Instead of finding the town to be just less noisier than Manila but still with improvements from his last visit, he finds that the town went backwards and were rejecting technology.

Galo wondered who ate those rice cakes. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I actually did like all of his works and read 9 of his 10 books so far. He is a student at an unidentified college in Manila, living an ordinary life under the care of his aunt. I can’t find the scanned cover yet so no upload pa: Jan 30,