The Magicians
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  • 1
    The Magicians, Book 1 | Lev Grossman

    The Magicians, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Lev Grossman
    • Narrated By Mark Bramhall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (73)
    Performance
    (72)
    Story
    (72)

    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, he finds his interviewer dead - but a strange envelope bearing Quentin's name leads him down a path very different from any he'd ever imagined.

    I think someone forgot to include a narrative

    Talk about squandering a good idea. A group of largely unloveable characters experience an adventure with no discernible point. Along the way they fai..Show More »

    Reviewed on 21 May 2016 by B. Wheatley (Australia)
  • 2
    The Magician King, Book 2 | Lev Grossman

    The Magician King, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Lev Grossman
    • Narrated By Mark Bramhall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (43)
    Performance
    (40)
    Story
    (40)

    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.

    More Julia Please

    Not quite as engaging as The Magicians, but nice to finally hear from Julia's perspective.
    As an Australian I found Poppy's accent difficult to l..Show More »

    Reviewed on 08 October 2016 by craig ()
  • 3
    The Magician's Land, Book 3 | Lev Grossman

    The Magician's Land, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Lev Grossman
    • Narrated By Mark Bramhall
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (33)
    Performance
    (29)
    Story
    (29)

    Quentin Coldwater has lost everything. He has been cast out of the secret magical land of Fillory and now, friendless and broke, he returns to where his story began: Brakebills Preparatory College of Magic. But Quentin's past soon catches up with him.... Meanwhile, Fillory's magical barriers are failing, and barbarians from the north have invaded. To save their beloved world from extinction, Eliot and Janet, High King and Queen of Fillory, must embark on a final, dangerous quest.

    good books, not a fan of the pre

    Read all 3 books back to back. I enjoyed the story and the feeling of 'Wizard People Dear Reader'.
    I couldn't work out why I hadn't read or heard..Show More »

    Reviewed on 23 August 2016 by Claire ()