The Magicians
The Magicians
A Novel

A wonderfully-written novel of fantasy for adults. For any of fan of Narnia, Harry Potter or The Lord of the Rings, but with a drunken, drugged-out edge. The true-to-life characters take you through the whirlwind of going to a university for magic and the consequences of dark power one cannot control. But what do you do after you graduate as a witch? Oh what a fun, dark ride this is. —Recommended by Don, City Lights Books 

The New York Times bestselling novel about a young man practicing magic in the real world

Like everyone else, precocious high school senior Quentin Coldwater assumes that magic isn't real, until he finds himself admitted to a very secretive and exclusive college of magic in upstate New York. There he indulges in joys of college-friendship, love, sex, and booze- and receives a rigorous education in modern sorcery. But magic doesn't bring the happiness and adventure Quentin thought it would. After graduation, he and his friends stumble upon a secret that sets them on a remarkable journey that may just fulfill Quentin's yearning. But their journey turns out to be darker and more dangerous than they'd imagined. Psychologically piercing and dazzlingly inventive, The Magicians is an enthralling coming-of-age tale about magic practiced in the real world-where good and evil aren't black and white, and power comes at a terrible price.

Title The Magicians
Subtitle A Novel
Author Lev Grossman
Publisher Plume
Title First Published 25 May 2010
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 416 p.
ISBN-10 0452296293
ISBN-13 9780452296299
Publication Date 25 May 2010
Main content page count 416
Weight 16 oz.

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