The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

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An epic novel that tells the story of the Trueba family, and by extension the history of Chile, using Isabel Allende’s hallmarks of exquisite language and highly developed characters.  Allende is a magician expertly weaving romance, politics, history, and family together in this evocative and stunning example of magical realism.

Looking for more? Here are 3 more examples of magical realism just waiting for you in the stacks:

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie

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