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Rizal’s Publication of El Filibusterismo in Ghent CHAPTER 19
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To me El Filibusterismo as a novel is inferior to the Noli, so I receive with a grain of salt the opinion of those who will tell me that the Fili is superior to the Noli.” – Dr. Jose Rizal El Filibusterismo
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In January, 1890, Rizal left for Brussels, Belgium. But he did not stay long in that city for some important matters are needed to be fixed. He saw many of his countrymen in this Spanish City. Spending money in gambling, he said to them, “if it was gambling that you wanted to do, you could have all stayed in Manila and not gone all the way to Spain.” In 1891 he went to Biarritz and then went back to Paris again. And then finally to Ghent, El Filibusterismo in Ghent
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What is Ghent? - is famous university in Belgium. Before he went to Ghent, Belgium, he finished his manuscript in his second novel El Fili unmindful of Suzanne Jacoby’s enticing affection. He began writing in Calamba in 1887. And then in London and more in Paris, Madrid and Biarritz. He finally finished his manuscript in Biarritz on March 29, 1891 after 3 long years. And then he moved to Ghent publishing the sequel of his work Noli Me Tangere on September 18, 1891. El Filibusterismo in Ghent
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On July 5, 1891, from Belgium, Rizal moved to Ghent His reasons in moving to Ghent is - (1.) the cost of printing in Ghent was cheaper than in Brussels. (2.) to escape the enticing attraction of Petite Suzzane Jacoby. He met 2 compatriots in Ghent which are Jose Alejandrino from Pampanga and Edilberto Evangelista from Manila. Both studying engineering in University of Ghent. Privations in Ghent
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Dr. Jose Rizal lived in a cheap apartment with his flat mate, Jose Alejandrino in 32 Rue de Flandre. It was hard for them because life is frugal and, subsisting on the barest necessities. Years later, Jose Alejandrino became the general during the Filipino-American war and then their hard lives are as follows. In Ghent, both have live saving so much to pay their lodging and breakfast, and from then on, Rizal asked Jose, … Privations in Ghent
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“How much will the room cost us without the breakfast?” Then Rizal talked to the Land Lady. She said, “it would have much be cheaper if it does not include the breakfast.” Rizal bought tea, sugar, alcohol and a box of biscuits. Upon arriving in their flat, Rizal opened the biscuits and divided it into two, partly for him and for Jose for the next 30 days.
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