Philippine novelist Francisco Sionil Jose. Photo: Facebook
Philippine novelist Francisco Sionil Jose. Photo: Facebook

Legendary Philippine novelist Francisco Sionil Jose dies at 97

  • The son of a church minister and a dressmaker, Jose was best known for his five-part series Rosales Saga
  • The prolific writer, whose work was influenced by the Philippine national hero Jose Rizal, penned more than a dozen novels and several short story collections

Topic |   The Philippines
Philippine novelist Francisco Sionil Jose. Photo: Facebook
Philippine novelist Francisco Sionil Jose. Photo: Facebook
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