Category: Lev Grossman

Review: The Magician King by Lev Grossman

The Magician King by Lev Grossman Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 42 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. The Magician King is the sequel to Grossman’s 2009 novel, The Magicians (my review can be found here). Quentin Coldwater and the… Continue Reading “Review: The Magician King by Lev Grossman”

Review: The Magicians by Lev Grossman

Summary The Magicians by Lev Grossman is a curious fantasy novel, in that it is almost the anti-fantasy novel.  The style is the fantasy-equivalent to literary Realism (capital R).  Despite the fanciful creatures and mysterious worlds, The Magicians approaches magic in a “business-as-usual” manner. The main character,… Continue Reading “Review: The Magicians by Lev Grossman”