First Thoughts: Ilustrado by Miguel Syjuco

1.  The cover done by Gray318 is (not surprisingly) beautiful. 2.  After reading the prologue, I kept asking myself “is Crispin Salvador was a real person or not?”.  (He’s not) 3.  Syjuco loves writing about intellectuals the same way Bolaño did. I guess that means this is Bolañoesque. 4. I’m 35 pages into this and loving it.

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