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Aberystwyth Mon Amour
Malcolm Pryce
Three Men In The Dark
Jerome K. Jerome, Robert Barr, Barry Pain, Hugh Lamb
Progress: 198/311 pages

Reading progress update: I've read 111 out of 432 pages.

The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic - Vicente L. Rafael, Gina Apostol, Nick JoaquĆ­n

the Foreword, and Introduction, gave me just enough of a quick education about the Philippines that I didn't go into the stories without knowing why they are the way they are. now that I've read several of them, I feel enriched and expanded, while also being entertained. again, I can't say that I will love every story (there's also a play in here), or even understand the subtleties of everything I read in this book (that's my ignorance concerning the place, showing), but this has gone from being slightly intimidating to approach, to rewarding and fun. sad, sometimes, too, of course.