The Magicians
Books in series3
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(3.9 based on 5194 ratings)
  • 1

    The Magicians: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Lev Grossman
    • Narrated By Mark Bramhall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2982)
    Performance
    (2223)
    Story
    (2238)

    Quentin Coldwater is brilliant but miserable. A senior in high school, he's still secretly preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. Imagine his surprise when he finds himself unexpectedly admitted to a very secret, very exclusive college of magic in upstate New York, where he receives a thorough and rigorous education in the craft of modern sorcery.

    Kyle says: "Not an average book"
    Not an average book

    The thing to know about this book is that it is not a 3.5 star book with a so-so plot and a so-so narrator. It is either a five star book or a two s..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 30 2011 by Kyle (Seattle, WA)
  • 2

    The Magician King: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Lev Grossman
    • Narrated By Mark Bramhall
    Overall
    (1729)
    Performance
    (1502)
    Story
    (1500)

    Quentin and his friends are now the kings and queens of Fillory, but the days and nights of royal luxury are starting to pall. After a morning hunt takes a sinister turn, Quentin and his old friend Julia charter a magical sailing ship and set out on an errand to the wild outer reaches of their kingdom. Their pleasure cruise becomes an adventure when the two are unceremoniously dumped back into the last place Quentin ever wants to see: his parent's house in Chesterton, Massachusetts.

    Samuel Montgomery-Blinn says: "A voyage in a different direction"
    A voyage in a different direction

    After 2009's groundbreaking The Magicians, Lev Grossman takes his "hero" Quentin on a hero's quest, by ship, magic gate, hell, and high water. Where t..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 09 2011 by Samuel Montgomery-Blinn (Durham, NC USA)
  • 3

    The Magician's Land: The Magicians, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Lev Grossman
    • Narrated By Mark Bramhall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (483)
    Performance
    (439)
    Story
    (441)

    Quentin Coldwater has been cast out of Fillory, the secret magical land of his childhood dreams. With nothing left to lose he returns to where his story began, the Brakebills Preparatory College of Magic. But he can't hide from his past, and it's not long before it comes looking for him. Along with Plum, a brilliant young undergraduate with a dark secret of her own, Quentin sets out on a crooked path through a magical demimonde of grey magic and desperate characters.

    Jammie says: "I enjoyed every quirky moment."
    I enjoyed every quirky moment.

    I know a lot of people where annoyed by the Pevensie/Potter references in this series. But I've gotta tell you, that was probably my favorite part of ..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 12 2014 by Jammie (THATCHER, UT, United States)