Magical Realism

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Sabina “Bina” Tremper is a 17-year-old girl in trouble. She’s also a very troubled girl, self-sabotaging every relationship and engaging in reckless, thoughtless acts.

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“an homage to Moby-Dick and a fitting continuation/conclusion of Ahab’s story.”

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“a most unique interpretation of an age-old and beloved fairy tale”

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“an offbeat, occasionally absurd but haunting tale of life, death, heartbreak, and ultimately, redemption . . .”

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Be careful what you wish for, because you may get it, is a very famous saying.

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A good translation can make or break a book. It’s entirely possible for an exquisite novel to be perceived as lacking, inaccesible, or plain not good enough when translated into another language.

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“perfect summer reading for all of us who desperately need a break from the stress and worry of today’s modern world and depend on the creative power of writers to deliver it to us.”

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Haruki Murakami is an author who has never been easy to categorize.

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“Rene Depestre’s masterpiece and one of the greatest examples of Haitian literature.”

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The visceral impact of Julianne Pachico’s prose . . . is enough to convince a reader that disorder is only a rock, a knock, or a gunshot away.”

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a singular voice . . .”

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Julia inherits a gift from her grandmother: the ability to see through a person’s eyes when they are in the most trouble and their soul is reaching out for help, from somewhere in the future.

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“. . . the literary equivalent of a bridge too far.”