Magical Realism

Book Review: Beloved by Toni Morrison

Title: Beloved Author: Toni Morrison Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Genre: Historical Fiction, Magical Realism First Publication: 1987 Language: English Major Characters: Baby Suggs, Sethe, Beloved, Paul D Garner, Denver Setting Place: The outskirts of Cincinnati, Ohio...

Book Review: Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Life of Pi serves a great lesson – to have faith in the toughest of times. You may not be a religious person, but I recommend Yann Martel’s Life of Pi, he does an exceptional job of carrying the theme through to the reader.

Book Review: Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie

Midnight's Children is a brilliant and complex novel. Told by an unreliable, at times annoying, but endlessly fascinating narrator Saleem Sinai, it is a story in which reality meets myth, in which dreams turn into facts, in which countries live tormented and tragic lives, resembling closely those of human beings that inhabit them.

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