external image chocolat_cover.jpgSenior Lit students will know all about this one! Magical Realism is when magical elements are woven into a story that is designed to be realistic. As readers, we just have to accept that these magical elements are simply normal occurrences - makes for some very interesting reading! Some of these titles can be a little 'out there', but the experience of reading them is...well...magical.

The Three Loves of Persimmon - Cassandra Golds
The House of Spirits - Isabel Allende
Kit's Wilderness - David Almond
If on a Winter's Night a Traveler - Italo Calvino
Eva Luna - Isabel Allende
The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho
Daughter of Fortune - Isabel Allendeexternal image perfume.jpg
Chocolat - Joanne Harris
One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Life of Pi - Yann Martel
Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie
Love in the time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Toni Morrison - Beloved
The Moor's Last Sigh - Salman Rushdie
Of Love and Shadows - Isabel Allende
East, West - Salman Rushdie
Holes - Louis Sachar
Haroun and the Sea of Stories - Salman Rushdie
The Lovely Bones - Alice Seboldexternal image the-alchemist2.jpg
Perfume - Patrick Suskind
Paula - Isabel Allende
Blackberry Wine - Joanne Harris