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
    (130)
    Performance
    (124)
    Story
    (125)

    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.

    great idea, poor execution

    the idea of a realistic magical world as very intriguing, however very quickly I came to realise that realistic seems to translate into depressing. Qu..Show More »

    Reviewed on 04 May 2017 by Jennifer R Kenny ()
  • 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
    (70)
    Performance
    (64)
    Story
    (64)

    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.

    realises and explores childhood fantasies.

    Much better than book 1. The characters have matured & are less whiney.
    Exciting exploration of our secret inner fantasies from childhood. what i..Show More »

    Reviewed on 28 May 2016 by phoebe ()
  • 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
    (55)
    Performance
    (49)
    Story
    (49)

    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 story to end the series on.

    you know that family guy scene where Stewie kept saying "cool whip" in a funny way? This is the full length audiobook version. For magicians fans this..Show More »

    Reviewed on 14 May 2017 by Kathy ()