Tuesday, August 14, 2012

A Bottle Of Storm Clouds

Author:  Eliza Victoria
ISBN: 971-0545-15-5
Filipiniana, Fiction
SRP: Php220.00
Cover design and illustrations by Karen Francisco

Award-winning author Eliza Victoria mixes magic with the mundane in this special concoction of 16 short stories. A girl meets a young man with the legs of a chicken. A boy is employed by a goddess running a pawnshop. A group of teenagers are trapped in an enchanted forest for 900 days. A man finds himself in an MRT station beyond Taft, a station that was not supposed to exist. A student claims to have seen the last few digits of pi. Someone’s sister gets abducted by mermaids.  
Includes stories that have appeared in the critically acclaimed anthologies Philippine Speculative Fiction and Alternative Alamat, and stories that have won prizes in the Philippines Free Press Literary Awards and the Amelia LapeƱa-Bonifacio Literary Contest. 
Take this bottle of storm clouds and explore the worlds within.

Availability update:  Now available in all Metro Manila branches of Pandayan Bookshop, Fully Booked and Bibliarch. VERY soon in National Bookstore and Powerbooks nationwide!