Posts Tagged ‘ magical realism ’

Nothing Spoils a Memory Like the Truth

September 4, 2014
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Thirteen-year-old Ezekiel is an anxious adolescent, for whom scientific testing reveals the distressing prediction of a long but loveless life. Too bad for Ezekiel, since even the smell of a female sends a shock straight to his underpants. So, in Jenny Drummey’s novel “Unrequited” he decides he must convince his shrewish mother to let him travel, to visit the one person who can prove that terrible prophecy wrong: his stepmother. Ezekiel’s distant father Joe and…

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The Astonishing Power – In An Old Suitcase

September 26, 2012
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What do a prostitute, a corrupt businessman, and a disfigured young woman have in common with a mysterious old homeless man who comes with an unusual piece of baggage? In “The Man With the Green Suitcase,” the debut novel by Dee Doanes, the old man comes into people’s lives because it’s important for them to experience the visions that he is somehow able to show them, visions that even he doesn’t understand. Whoever he connects…

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