The Reign of Greed
First published in the year 1891, José Rizal's novel 'The Reign of Greed' is a dark sequel to the author's romantic novel 'Touch Me Not'. The present bookl's dark theme departs dramatically from the previous novel's hopeful and romantic atmosphere, signifying the character Ibarra's resort to solving his country's issues through violent means, after his previous attempt at reforming the country's system have made no effect and seemed impossible with the attitudes of the Spaniards towards the Filipinos.
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