REVIEW: The Magicians, Lev Grossman

The Magicians, Lev Grossman, 2009, paperback.

THE MAGICIANS, LEV GROSSMAN Arrow Books, 2009 Paperback, 488pp Quentin Coldwater, Grossman’s young Brooklynite protagonist, is at the beginning of The Magicians a classically unlikeable teen. He is sulky, self-centred, and almost sociopathic. This vein of unpleasantness in Quentin’s character runs through the novel, reminding the reader that, while this book is a wainscot fantasy […]