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These books on magical realism are now available at the Allen County Public Library.
“Wanderers! by Eloghosa Osunde
In Nigeria, the lives of a group of vagabonds – the poor, the gay, the drivers, the dancers, the abused, the displaced and the vulnerable – intertwine in bustling markets and underground clubs, churches and bedrooms. hotel where they are seized and challenged by spirits who command the dark energy of the city.
“When We Were Birds” by Ayanna Lloyd Banwo
In Trinidad, Yejide, who has the power to guide the town’s souls into the afterlife, and Darwin, a gravedigger going against his mother’s wish to never interact with the dead, meet in a old cemetery where fate calls them both.
“Midnight in Everwood” by MA Kuzniar
In Nottingham in 1906, with her dancing days numbered, Marietta Stelle is drawn into a world of magic and wonder when a mysterious toymaker sets up shop next door, until her final ballet takes on a dark twist, trapping her in a place of secrets and illusions. .
“The Cartographers” by Peng Shepherd
When her estranged father is found dead with a seemingly worthless map hidden in his desk, cartographer Nell Young soon discovers that the map is extremely valuable – and that a mysterious collector will stop at nothing to destroy it and anyone who gets in the way. of his way.
“The Cat Who Saved the Books” by Sosuke Matsukawa
When a talking cat named Tiger asks him to help save books with him, high school student Rintaro Natsuki and Tiger embark on an incredible journey, freeing books from their careless owners and encountering a colorful cast of characters in the process of road.
“The Things They Lost” by Okwiri Oduor
Set at the intersection of the spirit world and the human world, this stunning debut novel tells the story of Ayosa, a lonely girl who struggles to free herself from her unpredictable stepmother – a mysterious and distant photographer who comes and goes to its own way .