Books tagged: Magical Realism
Life in the Court of Matane
By Eric Dupont
Translated by Peter McCambridge
Introduction by Heather O'Neill
Like Rum-Drunk Angels
By Tyler Enfield
Winner, Spur Award for Best Traditional Novel and Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize
Longlisted, Leacock Award for Humour
Francis Blackstone is a fourteen-year-old gunslinger with a heart of gold.
He’s fallen for the governor's daughter and resolves to make his mark, ... Read more
Listening for Jupiter
By Pierre-Luc Landry
Translated by Arielle Aaronson & Madeleine Stratford
March soon, and it’s already 28°C in Montreal. Hollywood is living a dead-end life working at the local graveyard. Meanwhile, it’s snowing non-stop all over Europe and in Toronto, where Xavier works for a pharmaceutical company he couldn’t care less about. The two meet ... Read more
Lucy and Bonbon
By Don LePan
Probing the question: "Are we ready to accept a human-ape hybrid in our midst?"
What if humans were able to reproduce with other great apes? What would the hybrid offspring look like? Act like? Think like? And how would humans respond? Would such creatures be allowed to live ... Read more
Melting Queen, The
By Bruce Cinnamon
Shortlisted for the Sixth Annual Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize--Literary Fiction Category!
Shortlisted for Best Speculative Fiction at the 2020 Alberta Book Publishing Awards!
Shortlisted for Best Book Design at the 2020 Alberta Book Publishing Awards!
Second Place in the ... Read more
No Fury Like That
By Lisa de Nikolits
No Fury Like That is a literary thriller about life and death--and the power of second chances. What is your moral compass? Julia Redner has to die in order to find her answer to this question--but is she really dead or is she being given the opportunity to rethink her life while ... Read more
By Darcy Tamayose
In the spring of 1999, Mai Yoshimoto-Lanier falls into a coma after her husband loses control of the old Ford and drives over a bridge into the Belly River. Eddie dies. But Mai falls into the world of her great-grandmother on the island of Hamahiga somewhere between heaven and ... Read more
Once Our Lives
By Qin Sun Stubis
Once Our Lives is the true story of four generations of Chinese women and how their lives were threatened by powerful and cruel ancient traditions, historic upheavals, and a man whose fate – cursed by an ancient superstition – dramatically altered their destinies. The book ... Read more