I loved every page of The Magicians. For anyone who grew up reading fantasy, who started with E. Nesbit or The Chronicles of Narnia or awaited each Harry Potter release, who openly or secretly continued to read fantasy as an adult, wondering if it was appropriate to still be drawn to tales of magic, this is a perfect read.
Five years ago Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell (Susanna Clarke) brought magic and fairies to adult readers. The following year along came The Historian (Elizabeth Kostova), a great historical novel about Vlad, the vampire. Now, Lev Grossman brings modern magicians into a novel strictly for grownups.
Quentin Coldwater grew up in Brooklyn, gifted and always ahead of most kids his age. What else could he do besides go to Princeton and continue to be a great brain? What Quentin really wants, ...
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No Man's Land
by Simon Tolkien
Inspired by the experiences of his grandfather, J. R. R. Tolkien, during World War I.
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