Saturday, April 26, 2008


Spook Out Sister
First posted 17:25:40 (Mla time) April 25, 2008
Ruel S. De Vera

MANILA, Philippines--“My name is Alexandra Trese. I am nothing like my father.” Her father Anton dabbled in affairs mystical and mysterious; she—called “Little Trese” fondly and otherwise—has inherited his gift for the eerily unorthodox, with a difference. It is to her that Manila’s police turn when a crime scene confounds them, because there is no one like Alexandra Trese.

Stepping resolutely apart from the crowd of the commonplace, “Trese: Murder on Balete Drive” by Budjette Tan and KaJo Baldisimo (Visual Print Enterprises, Pasay City, 2008, 100 pages) is a graphic novel that stands apart from what has come before.

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1 comment:

Planet Markus said...

I’ve browsed the web several times, I’ve read Trese #7 online, I’ve read the Inquirer reviews, and I found out that the book keeps on getting a lot of positive feedbacks.

I’ve made up my mind. I’m buying a copy next pay day.