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The Magicians: A Novel

Book Description
Amazon Best of the Month, August 2009: Mixing the magic of beloved children's fantasy classics (from Narnia and Oz to Harry Potter and Earthsea) with the sex, excess, angst, and anticlimax of life in college and beyond, Lev Grossman's Magicians reimagines modern-day fantasy for grownups. Quentin Coldwater lives in a state of perpetual melancholy, privat... More
Book Information
PublisherViking Childrens Books
BindingHardcover (32 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages416
Publication Date08/11/2009
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About Lev Grossman (Author) : Lev Grossman is a published author. Published credits of Lev Grossman include The Magicians (Thorndike Reviewers' Choice).
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11/30/2009 Luis Peres said:
One of the most bitter fantasy novels i ever read and one of the most original despite looking like a total Harry Potter and Narnia rip-off. There is a reason for the book to look like that and you´ll be surprised. If you ever wondered how an adult version of Potter and Narnia would read like, this... more

tags: I recommend, I read

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