Description: "She was rather short, with eyes that were eloquent and ardent at times and languid ... -was the childhood sweetheart of Jose Rizal-Leonor Rivera and Rizal first met in Manila when Rivera was only 13 years old. -Their correspondence began when Rizal left a poem for Rivera saying farewell.-Rivera was the "greatest influence" in preventing Rizal from falling in love with other women while Rizal was traveling outside the Philippines.-Rivera's romantic relationship with Rizal ... It fascinatingly features Jose Rizal's romantic affairs with Segunda Katigbak, Leonor Valenzuela, Leonor Rivera, Consuelo Ortiga y Rey, Seiko Usui, Gertrude Beckett, Suzanne Jacoby, Nellie Boustead, and Josephine Bracken.
Jose Rizal) comprehensively tackles the respective life of Rizal's girlfriends and wife. (e-mail: [email protected]) Jose Rizal was only a young boy of sixteen (16) when he first fell in love, and it was with Segunda Katigbak, a girl from Lipa, Batangas and two years his junior.