The Resource The Magicians

The Magicians

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The Magicians
Title
The Magicians
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_____________________________________'The Magicians is to Harry Potter as a shot of Irish whiskey is to a glass of weak tea . . . dark and dangerous and full of twists' – GEORGE R. R. MARTINTHE BESTSELLING BOOK BEHIND THE HIT SYFY SHOW_____________________________________In a secret world of forbidden knowledge, power comes at a terrible price...Quentin Coldwater's life is changed forever by an apparently chance encounter: when he turns up for his entrance interview to Princeton University, he finds his interviewer dead – but a strange envelope bearing Quentin's name leads him down a very different path. Instead of Princeton, he finds himself invited to study at Brakebills – a secret college of modern-day sorcerers.Quentin plunges deep into a secret world of obsession and privilege, a world of freedom and power; and for a while, it seems to answer all Quentin's desires. But the idyll cannot last. There are others powers than sorcery, powers that are as seductive as they are dangerous – and when the illusion of safety shatters, Quentin is drawn into a world far darker than he ever imagined.After all, power corrupts. No exceptions.THE FIRST BOOK IN LEV GROSSMAN'S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED MAGICIAN TRILOGY_____________________________________Praise for the Magician Trilogy:'Stirring, complex, adventurous . . . superb' – JUNOT DIAZ, author of DROWN and THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO'A sophisticated, subtle novel that is also magical fun' – THE TIMES'Lev Grossman has conjured a rare creature: a trilogy that simply gets better and better as it goes along . . . Literary perfection.' – ERIN MORGENSTERN, author of THE NIGHT CIRCUS'The Magicians ought to be required reading . . . Lev Grossman has written a terrific, at times almost painfully perceptive novel of the fantastic' – KELLY LINK'The best fantasy trilogy of the decade' – CHARLES STROSS'The Magicians is angst-ridden, bleak, occasionally joyous and gloriously readable. Forget Hogwarts: this is where the magic really is.' – SFX'The Magicians is fantastic, in all senses of the word. It's strange, fanciful, extravagant, eccentric, and truly remarkable – a great story, masterfully told.' – SCOTT SMITH, author of THE RUINS
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Grossman, Lev
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dictionaries
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  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
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The Magicians
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OVERDRIVE:23726deb-8f99-49c9-a36f-162fc9e1b9d4
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
Isbn
9781409067146
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Magicians
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:23726deb-8f99-49c9-a36f-162fc9e1b9d4
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781409067146
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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      215 Wright Street, Cloverdale, 6105, AU
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