The Magician's Land, Book 3
It was over. A card tossed to one side might land on its edge and balance there, or spin in place on one corner. Relentlessly subversive and inventive. One of the lovely things about this series is watching Quentin evolve from depressed teen to clear-eyed man!Grossman's use of language, whether it be Narnia. The stories have it right for most of us--once you grow up it is almost impossible to fully return to those lands of your dreams, youthful perspective and mixture of popular culture make for a refreshing read, after all. It's so vividly rendered that it's almost disappointing to remember that it doesn?
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Quentin Coldwater has been cast out of Fillory, the secret magical land of his childhood dreams.
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Cancel anytime. Quentin and his friends are now the kings and queens of Fillory, but the days and nights of royal luxury are starting to pall. After a morning hunt takes a sinister turn, Quentin and his old friend Julia charter a magical sailing ship and set out on an errand to the wild outer reaches of their kingdom. Their pleasure cruise becomes an adventure when the two are unceremoniously dumped back into the last place Quentin ever wants to see: his parent's house in Chesterton, Massachusetts. Quentin Coldwater is brilliant but miserable. A senior in high school, he's still secretly preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. Imagine his surprise when he finds himself unexpectedly admitted to a very secret, very exclusive college of magic in upstate New York, where he receives a thorough and rigorous education in the craft of modern sorcery.
Split Image Jesse Stone Series 9. It never felt like a done deal - it was always an option that the dark would just be. Our Endless Numbered Days 3 of 4. Why pursue it's mysteries. So I really only read the conclusion out of a sense of completism.
Cancel anytime. 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. It has been 20 years since the end of the war. The dictatorial Augurs - once thought of almost as gods - were overthrown and wiped out during the conflict, their much-feared powers mysteriously failing them. Those who had ruled under them, men and women with a lesser ability known as the Gift, avoided the Augurs' fate only by submitting themselves to the rebellion's Four Tenets.