The question of what is real is at the heart of a genre championed by Gabriel García Márquez in his fiction—especially One Hundred Years of Solitude. The genre: magical realism. How do you read it? Why should you care? Everything you need to explore the most magical of literatures is in this expert guide!

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Around the World For more information about magical realism, go to MARGIN: Exploring Modern Magical Realism.

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