Macarthur

Macarthur

Merong matigasMerong malambotMerong tuwidMerong kulotMerong buoMerong durogAt merong mga taongHindi basta-basta lumulubog.Batung-bato ka na ba? ROCK-ROCKAN NA!...

Title:Macarthur
Edition Language:Filipino; Pilipino
ISBN:9789719234245
Format Type:

    Macarthur Reviews

  • Janus the Erudite Artist

    This is my ultimate favorite among Bob Ong’s books. Why you may ask? Because it’s deeply sad and yet heartwarming. At first, I was questioning, “Why is the title ‘MacArthur’?” What does he...

  • Razi

    A heartbreaking Filipino tragedy centered around the ever-significant themes of poverty, drug addiction, criminality, and corruption.Ong presents protagonists who are what many consider to be some of ...

  • Bianca Sy

    I bought and read this just because of a dare from my friends. But I'm glad they dared me for I wouldn't be able to see the real beauty and talent of a Filipino writer. (yes, I haven't read any book f...

  • Carr

    I won a copy of this during a Christmas party with my Goodreads friends last December. I mentioned this in one of my past posts, saying how I needed a larger bookshelf to fit all the new ones. Frankly...

  • Dawn Tagala

    My family and the people i hang out with are notorious for anything English. That is how amazing Bob Ong is. He makes us read and want to read his works even if it is a compilation of tagalog slangs. ...

  • vaugnfreech

    I scourge NBS yesterday and found the latest book by one of my fave Pinoy authors, Bob Ong. I was disappointed, though, seeing that the book was published last April. Argh! I wasn't aware! Duh?! I und...

  • Mark

    " I shall return." The book is metaphorically based on what General Douglas MacArthur said in 1942 as he left the Philippine Islands during World War II in the attempt of organizing the American offen...

  • Jasmine

    I really liked reading this book. Bob Ong (the author) took a step away from writing jokes and humorous stuff and wrote about the reality of being poor, neglected, and underprivileged. It also made me...

  • Michi Montes

    One of my favorite in Bob Ong's books....

  • L

    it was great tho hehe. it shows how those people who have power (police) in the society can use that in fooling different persons. it also shows the toxicity surrounds us without our knowledge. it was...