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The Magician King (Book 2)

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Author: Grossman, Lev
ISBN: 9780099553465
Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE UK
Year First Published: 2012
Pages: 560
Dimensions: 199mm x 130mm x 35mm
Format: Paperback / softback

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. MARTIN

THE BOOKS BEHIND THE HIT SYFY SHOW

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Meet Quentin Coldwater, king of the bizarre and wonderful land of Fillory. But he is getting restless- even in heaven a man needs a little adventure. So when a steward is murdered on a morning’s hunt Quentin gets exactly that. But this quest is like no other. What starts as a glorified cruise to faraway lands soon becomes the stuff of nightmares.

But Quentin was once a man from modern-day Earth, where he attended a secret college of sorcerers, and no matter how far he has strayed from his origins, he cannot escape the consequences of his own deeds…

THE SECOND BOOK IN LEV GROSSMAN’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED MAGICIAN TRILOGY
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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