Magical realism genre books (4)


1.

All the Names by José Saramago EN

Rating: 4     24 Votes
Country: Europe / Portugal flag Portugal
Description:
When a drone in the Central Registry discovers a stray unfiled birth certificate, he decides to investigate the identity of the woman--the first step in an obsession that will lead him to her. By the Nobel Prize-winning author of Blindness. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.
Recommended: 12 Dec 2022

2.
El cuarto de atrás

El cuarto de atrás by Carmen Martín Gaite ES

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Spain flag Spain
Description:
En una noche de insomnio y de tormenta, la escritora, inopinadamente, recibe la visita de un desconocido vestido de negro, cuya identidad permanece ambigua a lo largo de todo el relato. La extraña relación que se va creando entre ella y ese interlocutor desconcertante, que en nada se parece a los entrevistados de oficio, mantiene en suspenso el ánimo del lector, pendiente de las pistas del enigma y de su posible desenlace. La autora se sirve de este esquema argumental para romper el hilo de una serie de recuerdos de infancia y juventud, que se desgranan confundidos con sus... continue
Recommended: 15 Nov 2022

3.

Landscape Painted with Tea by Milorad Pavic EN

Rating: 2     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Serbia flag Serbia
Description:
A failed architect's search for his father, an officer who vanished in Greece during World War II, becomes a labyrinthine puzzle, inextricably bound to the history of the ancient monastery on Mount Athos
Recommended: 07 Mar 2022

4.

The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht EN

0 Ratings
Country: Europe / Serbia flag Serbia
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