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The Magician's Land by Lev Grossman: Giveaway!

Monday, July 7, 2014
 In The Magician’s Land, the stunning conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Magicians trilogy—on-sale from Viking on August 5—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 gray magic and desperate characters. But all roads lead back to Fillory, and his new life takes him to old haunts, like Antarctica, and to buried secrets and old friends he thought were lost for­ever. He uncovers the key to a sorcery masterwork, a spell that could create magical utopia, a new Fillory—but casting it will set in motion a chain of events that will bring Earth and Fillory crashing together. To save them he will have to risk sacrific­ing everything.

The Magician’s Land is an intricate thriller, a fantastical epic, and an epic of love and redemp­tion that brings the Magicians trilogy to a magnifi­cent conclusion, confirming it as one of the great achievements in modern fantasy. It’s the story of a boy becoming a man, an apprentice becoming a master, and a broken land finally becoming whole.


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Author Bio:

 I was born in 1969 and grew up in Lexington, MA. My parents were both English professors, so naturally I read a lot. I read a lot in college too, and read even more in graduate school, then I moved to New York City and started writing full time.
My first novel, Warp, was published in 1997. My second, Codex, came out in 2004 and became an international bestseller. The Magicians was published in 2009 and was a New York Times bestseller and one of the New Yorker‘s best books of the year. The sequel, The Magician King, came out in 2011 and was a Times bestseller as well. The third and (almost certainly) last Magicians book, The Magician’s Land, will be out in August 2014. The Magicians books have now been published in twenty-three countries and have garnered praise from George R.R. Martin, John Green, Audrey Niffenegger, Erin Morgenstern, Joe Hill, William Gibson, Gregory Maguire, Junot Diaz and many others.
Since 2002 I’ve been the book critic at Time magazine, and the New York Times described me as “among this country’s smartest and most reliable critics.” I’ve  written a dozen or so cover stories for Time, and my work has also appeared in the Believer, the Village Voice, the Wall Street Journal,the New York TimesSalon, Wired, Entertainment Weekly,  Lingua Franca and many other places. I’ve won several awards for journalism, including a Deadline award in 2006. I make regular appearances on campuses, including Harvard, Yale and Oxford, and as a commentator on NPR.
I live in Brooklyn with my wife, two daughters and one son, in a creaky old house.

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14 comments:

  1. Heather said...:

    Sounds like a good series. What age audience is it aimed at?

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  1. erin said...:

    this series sounds fantastic! Thanks for sharing ;)
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  1. I have never heard of these books before, but I am truly interested now! Definately going to check em out!

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  1. This sounds like an interesting series and I really like the cover. Thanks for the giveaway!
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  1. Christina R. said...:

    This sounds like a wonderful trilogy!

    The author is very prolific and interesting:)

    Thank you :)

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  1. holdenj said...:

    We have been counting down the days this summer, waiting for the conclusion to this trilogy! Thanks so much for the chance to win!!
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  1. Nancy said...:

    I'd love to read the conclusion of this series, thanks. nanze55(at)hotmail(dot)com

  1. This sounds like a wonderful series and I'm just finding it for the first time. Thanks for the chance to win a copy of the final book. I think I'd really enjoy it. carlscott(at)prodigy(dot)net(dot)mx

  1. It sounds like a great thriller with a lot of action. I would enjoy reading this book. Thanks for having the giveaway.

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  1. This does sound very interesting.

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  1. erin said...:

    this is another series that I really,really need to start! I have book 1 so I'm off to dig it out :) Thanks for sharing!

  1. looks like an amazing series.

  1. This one sounds really good. Thank you for the giveaway!!
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  1. Anonymous said...:

    I'm so excited for this book. Thank you for offering the giveaway!! starlight.starbright.ks @ gmail.com