About the book:
Cruz explores the dramatic genre for this creative nonfictional biography of Bienvenido Santos. There are two plays in the book: The first one bears the same title as the book while the second play is soliloquy entitled Bienvenido, My Brother. The six characters in the first play assume the roles of the characters created by Santos in his stories. The monologue is interspersed with various excerpts from Santos’ different writings and works.
The book is part of the Philippine Writers series of the LIKHAAN: Creative Writing Center.
Publisher: University of the Philippines Press
Publication Date: 2005
About the author:
Isagani R. Cruz writes plays, biographies, literary criticism, newspaper columns and short stories in Filipino and English. He has won numerous national and international awards and grants and published more than thirty book. He was formerly Undersecretary of the Department of Education.