The Magicians
  • Author : Lev Grossman
  • Release Date : 11 August 2009
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 13 : 9781101082287
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Book excerpt: The New York Times bestselling novel about a young man practicing magic in the real world, now an original series on SYFY “The Magicians is to Harry Potter as a shot of Irish whiskey is to a glass of weak tea. . . . Hogwarts was never like this.” —George R.R. Martin “Sad, hilarious, beautiful, and essential to anyone who cares about modern fantasy.” —Joe Hill “A very knowing and wonderful take on the wizard school genre.” —John Green “The Magicians may just be the most subversive, gripping and enchanting fantasy novel I’ve read this century.” —Cory Doctorow “This gripping novel draws on the conventions of contemporary and classic fantasy novels in order to upend them . . . an unexpectedly moving coming-of-age story.” —The New Yorker “The best urban fantasy in years.” —A.V. Club Quentin Coldwater is brilliant but miserable. A high school math genius, he’s secretly fascinated with a series of children’s fantasy novels set in a magical land called Fillory, and real life is disappointing by comparison. When Quentin is unexpectedly admitted to an elite, secret college of magic, it looks like his wildest dreams have come true. But his newfound powers lead him down a rabbit hole of hedonism and disillusionment, and ultimately to the dark secret behind the story of Fillory. The land of his childhood fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he ever could have imagined. . . . The prequel to the New York Times bestselling book The Magician King and the #1 bestseller The Magician's Land, The Magicians is one of the most daring and inventive works of literary fantasy in years. No one who has escaped into the worlds of Narnia and Harry Potter should miss this breathtaking return to the landscape of the imagination.

The Magicians

The Magicians

Author : Lev Grossman
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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The New York Times bestselling novel about a young man practicing magic in the real world, now an original series on SYFY “The Magicians is to Harry Potter as a shot of Irish whiskey is to a glass of weak tea. . . . Hogwarts was never like this.” —George R.R. Martin “...

The Magician King

The Magician King

Author : Lev Grossman
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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Return to Fillory in the riveting sequel to the New York Times bestseller and literary phenomenon, The Magicians, now an original series on SYFY, from the author of the #1 bestselling The Magician’s Land. Quentin Coldwater should be happy. He escaped a miserable Brooklyn childhood, matriculated at a secret college ...

The Magician s Land

The Magician s Land

Author : Lev Grossman
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Penguin Books
Genre : Uncategorized
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The entire #1 New York Times bestselling trilogy that inspired SYFY's The Magicians, now available in a gorgeous boxed set, including The Magicians, The Magician King, and The Magician's Land This beautiful boxed set makes a perfect gift for readers of the beloved fantasy series praised by George R. R. Martin, ...

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Publisher : Boom! Studios
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Publisher : Orbit
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Boom! Studios
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Series creator Lev Grossman returns to BOOM! Studios for an all-new story in the world of The Magicians with Lilah Sturges and artist Pius Bak that features the first appearance of the next generation of heroes and villains! Long after Quentin Coldwater has graduated from Brakebills, Dean Fogg welcomes the ...

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Publisher : Little, Brown
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Publisher : Hachette UK
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Candlewick Press
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Publisher : Orbit
Genre : Fiction
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