Chapter 16:

The Tribulations of a Chinese

(The Summary of “El Filibusterismo”)

Quiroga, a Chinese businessman, gives a dinner in his house.  Friars, government officials, soldiers, and merchants attend the dinner.  Simoun asks Quiroga to store some rifles in his warehouse as exchange for the portion of the debt that the Chinese merchant owes him.

Learn this Filipino word:

iluwál sa maliwanag