By Lev Grossman
A exciting and unique coming-of- age novel a few younger guy practising magic within the genuine world
Quentin Coldwater is incredible yet depressing. A senior in highschool, he's nonetheless secretly preoccupied with a chain of fable novels he learn as a baby, set in a paranormal land referred to as Fillory. think his shock whilst he reveals himself all at once admitted to a really mystery, very particular collage of magic in upstate manhattan, the place he gets an intensive and rigorous schooling within the craft of recent sorcery.
He additionally discovers the entire different issues humans research in collage: friendship, love, intercourse, booze, and tedium. anything is lacking, although. Magic doesn't convey Quentin the happiness and event he dreamed it'll. After commencement he and his buddies make a beautiful discovery: Fillory is actual. however the land of Quentin's fantasies seems to be a lot darker and extra harmful than he can have imagined. His adolescence dream turns into a nightmare with a surprising fact at its heart.
instantaneously psychologically piercing and magnificently soaking up, The Magicians boldly strikes into uncharted literary territory, imagining magic as practiced by means of genuine humans, with their capricious wishes and unstable feelings. Lev Grossman creates an totally unique global within which sturdy and evil aren't black and white, love and intercourse aren't easy or blameless, and tool comes at a poor cost.