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The House on Calle Sombra: A Parable (Paperback)

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Mirroring events in the country’s turbulent history, the Castillos’ perfect façade begins to fracture as shadows from their past return to claim their due.

Sardonic, witty, and brutally frank, The House on Calle Sombra is an ode to family, and a compelling exploration of how greed, love, and trauma are passed down through generations.

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Portrait of a mixed-race family grappling with identity and betrayal in a turbulent tropical island nation.

The House on Calle Sombra follows the fates and fortunes of the esteemed Castillo de Montijo family over three generations. Set in the Philippines - a tropical island nation where truth blends with fiction - none of the Castillos is quite as perceived. Successful patriarch Don Federico arrived from Spain a penniless orphan. Formidable matriarch Dona Fatimah is a native Muslim fugitive. And their brood of privileged descendants is struggling to live up to their famed and crested motto- FAMILY FIRST.
Mirroring events in the country's turbulent history, the Castillos' perfect fa ade begins to fracture as shadows from their past return to claim their due.

Sardonic, witty, and brutally frank, The House on Calle Sombra is an ode to family, and a compelling exploration of how greed, love, and trauma are passed down through generations.

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ISBN 9789814954044
Length (cm) 15.2000
Width (cm) 2.2000
Height (cm) 23.5000
Publisher Penguin Books
Publication Date Nov 23, 2021
Pages (number) 352
Genre Literature & Fiction
Author Marga Ortigas
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Format Paperback
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