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16th Dec '14 6:43:24 AM sayaleviathan
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* AlternateHistory: Though Corazon Aquino mentioned several times, her predecessors, Fidel V. Ramos and Joseph Estrada, weren't mentioned but instead, the president featured in the novel is Estregan.

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* AlternateHistory: Though Corazon Aquino mentioned several times, her predecessors, successors, Fidel V. Ramos and Joseph Estrada, weren't mentioned but instead, the president featured in the novel is Estregan.
30th Dec '13 6:01:20 AM sayaleviathan
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* AlternateHistory: As the novel is set in 2002, the president at that time is the fictional President Estregan.

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* AlternateHistory: As the novel is set in 2002, Though Corazon Aquino mentioned several times, her predecessors, Fidel V. Ramos and Joseph Estrada, weren't mentioned but instead, the president at that time is featured in the fictional President Estregan.novel is Estregan.



* FetishFuel: Somehow, Miguel has a thing about women's feet and he described them in a very detailed way.

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* FetishFuel: {{Fetish}}: Somehow, Miguel has a thing about women's feet and he described them in a very detailed way.
15th Dec '13 10:13:44 PM sayaleviathan
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* AlternateHistory: As the novel is set in 2002, the president at that time is the fictional President Estregan.



* AuthorTract: The book, in summary, can serve as a social commentary to Philippine politics and society.



* BigScrewedUpFamily: Both Miguel's and Crispin's family fall under this.

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* BigScrewedUpFamily: Both Miguel's and Crispin's family fall under this.family.



* FetishFuel: Somehow, Miguel has a thing about women's feet and he described them in a very detailed way.



* ItsAllAboutMe: Grapes, who is diagnosed with Freudian narcissism. Instead of worrying, he spent his time saying that the great leaders were are narcissists and read books like "The Successful Narcissist".
* PosthumousCharacter: Crispin Salvador. His life story is told through the history of his works and first-hand accounts from Miguel and Crispin's relatives, friends, and critics. [[spoiler:Subverted at the very end, when it's revealed that the entire story is RecursiveCanon, and it's Crispin that's writing the whole thing.]]

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* ItsAllAboutMe: Grapes, Miguel's grandfather, who is diagnosed with Freudian narcissism. Instead of worrying, he spent his time saying that the great leaders were are narcissists and read books like "The Successful Narcissist".
* PosthumousCharacter: Crispin Salvador. His life story is told through the history of his works and first-hand accounts from Miguel and Crispin's relatives, friends, and critics. [[spoiler:Subverted at the very end, when it's revealed that the entire story is RecursiveCanon, and it's Crispin that's writing the whole thing.thing and person who died in the Hudson river is Miguel.]]


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* RaisedByGrandparents: Miguel and his siblings were raised by their grandparents after their parents died.
4th Aug '13 3:41:17 AM Korodzik
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* AwesomeMcCoolName: You have to wonder whether the author isn't invoking this in some way. We have Antonio Astig[[hottip:*:meaning "awesome" or "hardcore"]] from ''Manila Noir'', the security guard-turned-vigilante Wigberto Lakandula, and Crispin's Grandfather, Cristobal Narciso Patricio Salvador.

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* AwesomeMcCoolName: You have to wonder whether the author isn't invoking this in some way. We have Antonio Astig[[hottip:*:meaning Astig[[note]]meaning "awesome" or "hardcore"]] "hardcore"[[/note]] from ''Manila Noir'', the security guard-turned-vigilante Wigberto Lakandula, and Crispin's Grandfather, Cristobal Narciso Patricio Salvador.
27th Feb '12 8:46:24 AM msq
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--> A sign reads, "Welcome to the Philippines, [[ChristianityIsCatholic the most Christian country in Asia]]"; beneath it, a sign that reads, "[[HypoocriticalHumor Beware of Pickpockets]]"

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--> A sign reads, "Welcome to the Philippines, [[ChristianityIsCatholic the most Christian country in Asia]]"; beneath it, a sign that reads, "[[HypoocriticalHumor "[[HypocriticalHumor Beware of Pickpockets]]"
27th Feb '12 8:44:53 AM msq
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--> A sign reads, "Welcome to the Philippines, the most Christian country in Asia"; beneath it, a sign that reads, "Beware of Pickpockets"

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--> A sign reads, "Welcome to the Philippines, [[ChristianityIsCatholic the most Christian country in Asia"; Asia]]"; beneath it, a sign that reads, "Beware "[[HypoocriticalHumor Beware of Pickpockets"Pickpockets]]"
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