Ghosts of Manila (first published in 1994) begins in a wasteland near Manila Airport where a small family business works at boiling down the cadavers of police death squad victims and re-assembling them as skeletons for sale to medical students. The novel's urban drama then opens out to bring in burned-out British journalist John Prideaux, archaeologist and diplomat's daughter Ysabella Bastiaan, streetwise but rueful policeman Rio Dingca, and Epifania Tigos, who struggles to run a sewing co-operative from within a ...

Ghosts of Manila 2014, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571320141


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Ghosts of Manila 1995, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099298113

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