Smaller and Smaller Circles pdf is a crime novel by Filipino author F.H. Batacan. It was first published in the Philippines in 1999. The novel explores themes of poverty, corruption, and the Philippines’ criminal justice system, and has been praised for its realistic and detailed portrayal of Manila’s urban landscape and its complex characters.
This book is attainable in numerous formats like audiobooks and paperback. It won the Philippines’ National Book Award for the Novel in English in 1999 and was the first Filipino crime novel to be translated into English and was published by Soho Press in 2017.
Smaller and Smaller Circles pdf is considered as one of the first of its kind in Philippine literature and has been instrumental in paving the way for crime fiction in the Philippines. This novel has sold millions of copies all across the globe.
Summary of Smaller and Smaller Circles
The novel tells the story of two Jesuit priests who investigate a series of murders in a slum in Manila. The priests, Father Jerome Lucero and Father Gus Saenz use their knowledge of forensic science and their experience working in the slums to track down the killer, who is targeting young boys.
The priests’ use of forensic techniques and their knowledge of the local criminal justice system adds an element of realism and credibility to the novel, and the novel uses this forensics as a way to show the corruption within the system and the way it is not functioning properly.
The novel has received widespread critical acclaim, both in the Philippines and internationally. It has been praised for its complex characters and its unflinching portrayal of poverty and corruption in Manila.
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About the Author
F.H. Batacan is a Filipino author and journalist. She is best known for her crime novel “Smaller and Smaller Circles,” which was first published in the Philippines in 1999. The book was the winner of the Philippines’ National Book Award for the Novel in English in 1999.
Batacan began her career as a journalist, working for various publications in the Philippines. She later transitioned to writing fiction, and “Smaller and Smaller Circles” was her debut novel.
The author’s book was a groundbreaking achievement, being the first Filipino crime novel to be translated into English, and was published by Soho Press in 2017, and paved the way for crime fiction in the Philippines.
Batacan continues to write and is an advocate for Philippine literature and crime fiction. She has written several articles on the subject and has been a guest speaker at several literary events and conferences.
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