The Rules of Magic OverviewAlice Hoffman’s prequel to the bestselling novel, Practical Magic, tells the story of the aunts, Franny and Jet. The sisters, along with their brother, grow up in Manhattan during the 1950s and 1960s, exploring relationships, magic, and loss. Hoffman combines the Owens family history of witches in the seventeenth century with the struggles the siblings face during the time of free love and the Vietnam War.
The The Rules of Magic Study Pack contains:
The Rules of Magic Study Guide
Alice Hoffman Biographies (2)
3,539 words, approx. 12 pages
Human loss, frailties and fears, and the routines of everyday life stood on its head with a touch of magical realism--these qualities in part delineate the boundaries of the fictional landscape create...
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Alice Hoffman developed a taste for the magical at an early age from reading Grimm's fairy tales and stories by Ray Bradbury; an affinity for magic permeates all of her fiction. Her novels, short stor...