Magical Realism

Magical realism is fiction genre in which magical elements blend to create a realistic atmosphere that accesses a deeper understanding of reality. The story explains these magical elements as normal occurrences, presented in a straightforward manner that places the "real" and the "fantastic" in the same stream of thought.

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    Alice Hoffman
    Alice Hoffman The Story Sisters
    Siblings can grow up in the same house and live in the same room and experience similar traumas, and still be so different. Parents and children live in separate worlds. To think that you know what your child's life is like, or what your mother's life is like—no matter how close you are—you can never really know.
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