Tag Archives: Magical Realism

Review of Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie

This is the story of a jinnia, a great princess of the jinn, known as the Lightning Princess on account of her mastery over the thunderbolt, who loved a mortal man long ago, in the twelfth century, and we would … Continue reading

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Review of The Day the World Turned Upside Down by Thomas Olde Heuvelt, translated by Lia Belt

Sorrow is a bottomless well. Why then, must so much art engage with it on only the most superficial level, returning time and again to that most shallow and ubiquitous form, immature heartbreak (see: country music)? It’s not that it’s … Continue reading

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