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The Solemn Lantern Maker

The Solemn Lantern Maker

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Published by Random House Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24294515M
ISBN 109780440338956
OCLC/WorldCa496281847

Her second novel, The Solemn Lantern Maker, will be released in the U.S. in As a performer for stage and radio, Merlinda works with artists from various genres. She lives in Australia where she teaches creative writing. Merlinda Bobis is a multi-awarded writer with 4 novels, 6 poetry books, and a collection of short stories. She performed her one-woman plays at various venues internationally. Borders and difference, women and girls, geopolitics and environment, w.

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tags: political. 3 likes. Like “It was curved. It was broken. It was cool to the touch. I found myself looking at half a bowl. Bowl. The word rang inside my own skull and instinctively I touched my brow. All quiet up there. It. Ten-year old Noland, a mute lantern maker, imagines an angel falling from the sky to the slums where he lives.

But it is only an American tourist caught in a drive-by shooting of a political journalist. The Solemn Lantern Maker is a mute year-old called Noland who has a face "like those of plaster saints who endure years of silent watching".

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Born in Legazpi City, in the Philippines province of Albay, Merlinda Bobis attended Bicol University High School then completed her B.A. at Aquinas University in Legazpi City. She holds post-graduate degrees from the University of Santo Tomas and University of Wollongong, and now lives in.

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Imago Legaspi, Joseph O. Disaster Davis, Madison All Things Lose Thousands of Times Selected authors participating in the 4th Filipino American International Book Festival, Oct, at the San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) Filipino American International Book Festival.Book Review by Pip Griffin The Solemn Lantern Maker by Merlinda Bobis Pier 9, an imprint of Murdoch Books Pty Ltd, A star has five lights.

Noland thinks it so it must be true. Angels live in stars, with fire in their chests. So when they breathe, the sky twinkles.