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Books: Fantasy island

ByAnushree Nande
Feb 05, 2022 11:52 PM IST

In author Helene Wecker’s works, realist stories of the immigrant experience come alive through make-believe

Can magical beings live an “ordinary” existence when they’re not off saving the world? Can inherent nature evolve? What’s the best way to embrace a new culture without forgoing the old or losing one’s place in the world? What is the extent to which community, especially a like-minded one, matters? Can fundamental differences ever be overcome enough through equally strong and connective similarities?

Helene says that you need to grow and change at your own rate, but also know when it’s time to shed your skin and move on
Helene says that you need to grow and change at your own rate, but also know when it’s time to shed your skin and move on
Helen’s books: The Golem and the Jinni, and its sequel, The Hidden Palace
Helen’s books: The Golem and the Jinni, and its sequel, The Hidden Palace
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