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Magical Realism Novels, old and new
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Cover Art: Garden spells /
Garden spells
Allen, Sarah Addison.
Adult Fiction ALLEN
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Cover Art: The girl who chased the moon : a novel /
The girl who chased the moon : a novel
Allen, Sarah Addison.
Adult Fiction ALLEN
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Cover Art: Eva Luna /
Eva Luna
Allende, Isabel.
Adult Fiction ALLENDE
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Cover Art: The house of the spirits /
The house of the spirits
Allende, Isabel.
Adult Fiction ALLENDE
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Cover Art: In the time of the butterflies /
In the time of the butterflies
Alvarez, Julia.
Adult Fiction ALVAREZ
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Cover Art: Bless me, Ultima /
Bless me, Ultima
Anaya, Rudolfo A.
Adult Fiction ANAYA
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Cover Art: The particular sadness of lemon cake : a novel /
The particular sadness of lemon cake : a novel
Bender, Aimee.
Adult Fiction BENDER
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Cover Art: Weetzie Bat /
Weetzie Bat
Block, Francesca Lia.
Teen Fiction BLOCK
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Cover Art: Ficciones /
Ficciones
Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986.
Adult Fiction BORGES
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Cover Art: Going bovine /
Going bovine
Bray, Libba.
Children's Fiction BRAY
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Cover Art: The Master and Margarita /
The Master and Margarita
Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanas'evich, 1891-1940.
Adult Fiction BULGAKOV
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Cover Art: If on a winter's night a traveler /
If on a winter's night a traveler
Calvino, Italo.
Adult Fiction CALVINO
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Cover Art: Invisible cities /
Invisible cities
Calvino, Italo.
Adult Fiction CALVINO
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Cover Art: Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell /
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Clarke, Susanna.
Adult Fiction CLARKE
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Cover Art: The alchemist /
The alchemist
Coelho, Paulo.
Adult Fiction COELHO
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Cover Art: Little, big /
Little, big
Crowley, John, 1942-
Adult Fiction CROWLEY
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Cover Art: The painted alphabet : a novel /
The painted alphabet : a novel
Darling, Diana.
Adult Fiction DARLING
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Cover Art: Corelli's mandolin : a novel /
Corelli's mandolin : a novel
De Bernieres, Louis.
Adult Fiction DE BERN
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Cover Art: Tam Lin /
Tam Lin
Dean, Pamela, 1953-
Adult Fiction DEAN
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Cover Art: The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao /
The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao
Diaz, Junot, 1968-
Adult Fiction DIAZ
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Cover Art: The mistress of spices /
The mistress of spices
Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956-
Adult Fiction DIVAKAR
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Cover Art: Like water for chocolate : a novel in monthly installments, with recipes, romanc
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Cover Art: Everything is illuminated : a novel /
Everything is illuminated : a novel
Foer, Jonathan Safran, 1977-
Adult Fiction FOER
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Cover Art: Extremely loud & incredibly close /
Extremely loud & incredibly close
Foer, Jonathan Safran, 1977-
Adult Fiction FOER
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Cover Art: American gods : a novel /
American gods : a novel
Gaiman, Neil
Adult Fiction GAIMAN
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Cover Art: Love in the time of cholera /
Love in the time of cholera
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel, 1928-
Adult Fiction GARCIA
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Cover Art: One hundred years of solitude /
One hundred years of solitude
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel, 1928-
Adult Fiction GARCIA MA
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Cover Art: The magicians : a novel /
The magicians : a novel
Grossman, Lev.
Adult Fiction GROSSMA
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Cover Art: Chocolat : a novel /
Chocolat : a novel
Harris, Joanne, 1964-
Adult Fiction HARRIS
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Cover Art: The girl with no shadow /
The girl with no shadow
Harris, Joanne, 1964-
Adult Fiction HARRIS
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Cover Art: Winter's tale /
Winter's tale
Helprin, Mark.
Adult Fiction HELPRIN
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Cover Art: Blackbird House /
Blackbird House
Hoffman, Alice.
Adult Fiction HOFFMAN
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Cover Art: Practical magic /
Practical magic
Hoffman, Alice.
Adult Fiction HOFFMAN
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Cover Art: Metamorphosis and other stories /
Metamorphosis and other stories
Kafka, Franz, 1883-1924.
Adult Fiction KAFKA
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Cover Art: Green grass, running water /
Green grass, running water
King, Thomas, 1943-
Adult Fiction KING
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Cover Art: Life of Pi : a novel /
Life of Pi : a novel
Martel, Yann.
Adult Fiction MARTEL
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Cover Art: Beloved /
Beloved
Morrison, Toni.
Adult Fiction MORRISO
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Cover Art: The bluest eye /
The bluest eye
Morrison, Toni.
Adult Fiction MORRISO
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Cover Art: Kafka on the shore /
Kafka on the shore
Murakami, Haruki, 1949-
Adult Fiction
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Cover Art: The wind-up bird chronicle /
The wind-up bird chronicle
Murakami, Haruki, 1949-
Adult Fiction MURAKAM
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Cover Art: The time traveler's wife : a novel /
The time traveler's wife : a novel
Niffenegger, Audrey.
Adult Fiction NIFFENE
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Cover Art: The famished road /
The famished road
Okri, Ben.
Adult Fiction OKRI
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Cover Art: The god of small things /
The god of small things
Roy, Arundhati.
Adult Fiction ROY
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Cover Art: The language of trees /
The language of trees
Ruby, Ilie
Adult Fiction RUBY
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Cover Art: The shadow of the wind /
The shadow of the wind
Ruiz Zafon, Carlos, 1964-
Adult Fiction RUIZ ZA
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Cover Art: Midnight's children : a novel /
Midnight's children : a novel
Rushdie, Salman.
Adult Fiction RUSHDIE
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Cover Art: The satanic verses /
The satanic verses
Rushdie, Salman.
Adult Fiction RUSHDIE
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Cover Art: Holes /
Holes
Sachar, Louis, 1954-
Children's Fiction SACHAR
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Cover Art: Blindness /
Blindness
Saramago, Jose.
Adult Fiction SARAMAG
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Cover Art: The girl with glass feet : a novel /
The girl with glass feet : a novel
Shaw, Ali
Adult Fiction SHAW
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Cover Art: Perfume : the story of a murderer /
Perfume : the story of a murderer
Suskind, Patrick.
Adult Fiction SEUSKIN
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Cover Art: Big fish : a novel of mythic proportions /
Big fish : a novel of mythic proportions
Wallace, Daniel, 1959-
Adult Fiction WALLACE
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Cover Art: Elsewhere /
Elsewhere
Zevin, Gabrielle.
Teen Fiction ZEVIN
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Comments
On Sep 5, 2012 at 12:26, Jeridel Banks wrote:
Awesome list! I've read many of these books. They're really great for people who wish to keep one foot in reality and another foot in Magic Land.
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On Sep 30, 2012 at 4:26, Mary Spagnuolo wrote:
Great list. Could not remember name of an author whose books I used to enjoy. Found her on your list, and I'm off to my library tomorrow. Thank you!
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