A treasure trove of some of the best short stories in English from the Philippines in the last 100 years.  The audio narration makes each story come alive dramatically, and the introduction to each selection provides a wealth of insight to the author's background and formal analysis of the piece.  Ideal for introducing a new generation of students to the rich tradition of the short story of the country, with representative stories by National Artists for Literature and winners of the Palanca Awards for Literature.


PHILIPPINE SHORT STORY MASTERPIECES (audiobook and ebook)

Narrated and with introduction to each story by 

TIMOTHY R. MONTES


Contents

1. EDIBLE ID - 00:32

2. General Introduction - 05:27

3. Introduction to Dead Stars - 06:22

4. DEAD STARS part 1 by Paz Marquez Benitez - 30:17

5. DEAD STARS part 2 by Paz Marquez Benitez - 17:08

6. DEAD STARS part 3 by Paz Marquez Benitez - 16:56

7. Introduction to FOOTNOTE TO YOUTH - 06:06

8. FOOTNOTE TO YOUTH by Jose Garcia Villa (National Artist) - 21:57

9. Introduction to HOW MY BROTHER BROUGHT HOME A WIFE - 09:04

10. HOW MY BROTHER BROUGHT HOME A WIFE by Manuel Arguilla - 22:09

11. Introduction to MAY DAY EVE - 06:33

12. MAY DAY EVE BY Nick Joaquin (National Artist) - 34:57

13. Introduction to BREAD OF SALT - 10:36

14. BREAD OF SALT by N.V.M. Gonzalez (National Artist) - 32:12

15. Introduction to FLOWERS OF MAY - 07:30

16. FLOWERS OF MAY by Francisco Arcellana (National Artist) - 22:38

17. Introduction to A STREAM OF DALTON PASS - 10:23

18. A STREAM AT DALTON PASS by Edilberto K. Tiempo - 54:52

19. Introduction to SCENT OF APPLES - 05:14

20. SCENT OF APPLES by Bienvenido N. Santos - 25:46

21. Introduction to MAGNIFICENCE - 04:56

22. MAGNIFICENCE by Estrella Alfon - 20:14

23. Introduction to THE LIGHT AND THE SHADOW OF LEAVES - 07:55

24. THE LIGHT AND THE SHADOW OF LEAVES (Part 1) by Gregorio C. Brillantes - 22:02

25. THE LIGHT AND THE SHADOW OF LEAVES (Part 2) by Gregorio C. Brillantes - 14:55

26. THE LIGHT AND THE SHADOW OF LEAVES (Part 3) by Gregorio C. Brillantes - 18:10

27. Introduction to THE CRIES OF CHILDREN ON AN APRIL AFTERNOON IN THE YEAR 1957 - 08:28

28. THE CRIES OF CHILDREN ON AN APRIL AFTERNOON IN THE YEAR 1957 by Gregorio C. Brillantes - 49:17

29. Introduction to THE SOUNDS OF SUNDAY - 09:12

30. THE SOUNDS OF SUNDAY by Kerima Polotan - 61:55

31. Introduction to THE VIRGIN - 07:14

32. THE VIRGIN by Kerima Polotan - 25:31

33. Introduction to TONG - 07:25

34. TONG by F. Sionil Jose (National Artist) - 49:37

35. Introduction to BY THE TAIL OF THEIR LIVES - 05:09

36. BY THE TAIL OF THEIR LIVES by Aida Rivera Ford - 25:11

37. Introduction to PEOPLE IN THE WAR - 08:19

38. PEOPLE IN THE WAR by Gilda Cordero Fernando - 49:32

39. Introduction to IN THE BEGINNING OF THE WAR - 12:21

40. IN THE BEGINNING OF THE WAR by Resil Mojares (National Artist) - 58:23

41. Introduction to THE CARGO - 06:57

42. THE CARGO by Anthony L. Tan - 56:46

43. Introduction to CHINITA - 07:47

44. CHINITA by Carlos Ojeda Aureus - 88:40

45. Introduction to THE HOMING MANDARIN - 06:41

46. THE HOMING MANDARIN by Jaime An Lim - 70:47

47. Introduction to IN THE GARDEN - 07:25

48. IN THE GARDEN by Jose Y. Dalisay - 21:08

49. Introduction to MARKET STORIES - 07:08

50. MARKET STORIES by Timothy R. Montes - 41:12

51. Introduction to ARMOR - 07:37

52. ARMOR by John Bengan - 50:48

53. Afterword - 05:14


© 2021 Timothy R. Montes.


About the Narrator
Timothy R. Montes teaches literature and creative writing at De La Salle University, Manila. An author of short stories, he has been a recipient of numerous national literary awards including the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, Philippines Graphic, Philippines Free Press, and the Writers Prize from the National Commission for Culture & the Arts.

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Philippine Short Story Masterpieces [ebook + audiobook]

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