Tag Archives: Angela Carter

Magic is alive

     
“I don’t think magic belongs to one culture or another. It is a part of family, history, tradition – it is everywhere.”
     
– Alice Hoffman
              
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Recommendations
  
The House of the Spirits, Isabel Allende


 
 
Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, Jorge Amado

     
  

Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon, Jorge Amado

      
              
 
The Master and Margarita, Mikhail Bulgakov

      

 
Invisible Cities
, Italo Calvino


                   
 
Nights at the Circus, Angela Carter

     

 
The Magic Toyshop
, Angela Carter

 
The Bloody Chamber
, Angela Carter


  

Like Water for Chocolate, Laura Esquivel

 
Love in the Time of Cholera
, Gabriel García Márquez

 
One Hundred Years of Solitude
, Gabriel García Márquez

     

 
Chocolat
, Joanne Harris

     

   
The World to Come, Dara Horn

     
 
  
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera

     

 
The Third Policeman
, Flann O’Brien

     

 
The Famished Road
, Ben Okri

     

   
Songs of Enchantment, Ben Okri

     

 
Stars of the New Curfew
, Ben Okri

     

 
My Name is Red
, Orhan Pamuk

  
Bel Canto, Ann Patchett

     

 
Jitterbug Perfume
, Tom Robbins

    

 
Midnight’s Children
, Salman Rushdie

     

  
The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Salman Rushdie

     

 
Of Bees and Mist
, Erick Setiawan

 

     
The Girl with Glass Feet, Ali Shaw

     

 
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
, Patrick Süskind

     

 
Broken Things
, Padrika Tarrant

  
    

Lighthousekeeping, Jeanette Winterson

        
  


  
More magical writers

    
Kathleen Alcalá, Aimee Bender, Louis de Bernières, Jorge Luis Borges, Ray Bradbury, A.S. Byatt, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Peter Carey, Alejo Carpentier, Susanna Clarke, Julio Cortazar, Mia Couto, Katherine Dunn, Louise Erdrich, Jeffrey Eugenides, Connie May Fowler, Janet Frame, Carlos Fuentes, Neil Gaiman, Günter Grass, Mark Helprin, Alice Hoffman, Zora Neale Hurston, Franz Kafka, Kelly Link, Yann Martel, Zakes Mda, Toni Morrison, Haruki Murakami, Audrey Niffenegger, Milorad Pavic, Lily Prior, Jonathan Safran Foer, José Saramago, Amy Tan, Luisa Valenzuela, Mario Vargas Llosa, Alice Walker, Virginia Woolf, Carlos Ruiz Záfon