Tag Archives: Magical Realism

The Repentance of the Djinn

The djinni was seated high on the summit of an eerie windswept peak of the Adrar des Ifoghas massif, deep in the Sahara. She was thoughtful, she was lonely, and she was angry. Sila they called her, the humans did, … Continue reading

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We Wizards Who Write Magic

When I was a little boy my daddy told me about a tree where the devil lived. It was behind town, back between the river and the jungle in that clearing where nothing grew. There Satan would hold court; and … Continue reading

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Is “One Hundred Years of Solitude” Gibberish?

So this will not be a usual blog, mostly because I have several secrets to reveal. For somebody who pretends to be a novelist – and a novelist of magical realism to boot – they are probably things that should … Continue reading

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They Come at Night

“We must get home” Komakech Richard said, looking up at the sun that was sinking slowly toward the mountains.  Over the years he’d become an expert at gauging time – time it took to walk the distance back to his … Continue reading

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