So when I saw Bob Ong’s latest book in Fully Booked, Ang Mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan (Translation: Mama Susan’s Friends), I didn’t think twice in getting it. Ang Mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan by Bob Ong is a journal of a 16 year old guy named Gilberto P. Manansala also known as Galo. An engineering student who. I tried to read another Bob Ong when friends of mine gave me an intriguing idea of Ang mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan. My friends said that it is.

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You are commenting using your Facebook account. The diary was supposed to only last that semester but since he already became used to writing to it, he decided to continue writing. The trailer is in Filipino, but you don’t really need to understand it angg figure out that this book is horrorespecially when you get to the last part of the trailer. It was Friday dawn, Galo witness her grandmother, together with several town people who are mostly women and old that wears violet baro, to perform a religious ritual that looks like a cult.

I’ve read almost all of his books ever since then, always looking forward to nga funny words of wisdom that pokes and reflects on modern Filipino culture. Tiyo Dindo Uncle Dindo: I promised myself then that I would not read another Bob Ong books.

I was looking at their faces, checking if they are Goodreads peps ha ha. You are commenting using your Twitter account. I didn’t know what the book was about when I got it.


You are commenting using your WordPress. The image of a morbid and weak lady who showed the signs of aging. The journal is his project for a class where they kaaibigan ask by their professor to keep wusan, put entries to it everyday about the things that they do and they have to submit it at the end of the semester. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Thus, I inferred that Bob Ong loves to scrabble all the things that happened from different generations. The topics of his work ranges from the everyday life of Filipinos to societal and political commentaries.

Through them, Galo was entertained enough to ease the boredom. Email required Address never made public. Galo begged to pray for his soul to whom may read his journal. Because dusan many circumstances, he traveled longer than he expected.

Jan 30, Galo serendipitously saw a secret room. Before they left, she told Galo to take care of Mama Susan because she supposed to wake up later.

You should not read them if I were you. We take abuse wusan in our discussion boards. Bakit Baligtad Magbasa ng Libro ang mga Pilipino? Others say that I have it twice.

Book Review: Ang mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan By Bob Ong

They almost have the same pattern. To further prove my point: September 5, September 6, Joey.

She frankly told the true story, she said that his biological mother died long ago when she went to Iraq, she was forced to jail because of a case, and died by having her sentence. I’m not a screamer, and I’m usually calm in reading or watching or listening to scary stories but my imagination wrecks havoc in me after.


Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here He gets fed up with them and leaves to go back to the province to stay with his grandmother who raised him before he left for Manila. This book caught my respect. Then Galo planned to go back to Manila, because everything got worst and those gruesome revelations and experiences. Philippine novels Tagalog-language novels novels Mystery novels Novels set in the Philippines. Ang Mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan brings us back to the days of school journals.

My friends said that it is a scary one. The noise and crowd that he became used to in the city were changed to the sounds of insects and animals roaming around. One night, his grandmother talked to him. Like Liked by 1 person.

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He chronicles his life in Manila where he lives with his relatives who never made living with them easy for him. Hatter’s Madness A tea party with my thoughts. Discover new books on Goodreads. Bob Ong is a pseudonym of a yet to be identified Filipino writer.

Plus, the twins, Jezel and Niko.

I was never a fan of horror, and I really go out of my way to avoid anything scary.