Quentin has been cast out of Fillory. Alone and adrift, he returns to Brakebills, the school of magic where it all began. But he can't hide from his past.
His new path will take him through a world of grey and uncertain magic, from Antarctica to the
But all roads lead back to Fillory. The magical barriers are failing and the realm faces destruction. To save them, Quentin must unlock the secrets of magic and risk sacrificing everything.
Praise for The Magicians Trilogy
'The best fantasy trilogy of the decade.' Charles Stross
'The most entertaining and compelling fantasy I've read in a long time.' The Times
'Lev Grossman has conjured a rare creature: a trilogy that simply gets better and better as it goes along... Literary perfection.' Erin Morgenstern
'May just be the most subversive, gripping, and enchanting fantasy novel I've read this century.' Cory Doctorow
'Dark and dangerous and full of twists. Hogwarts was never like this.' George R. R. Martin
'Sad, hilarious, beautiful, and essential to anyone who cares about modern fantasy.' Joe Hill
'A darkly cunning story about the power of imagination itself.' The New Yorker
'The Magicians ought to be required reading... a terrific, at times almost painfully perceptive novel of the fantastic.' Kelly Link
'Brilliantly explores the hidden underbelly of fantasy and easy magic, taking what's simple on the surface and turning it over to show us the complicated writhing mess beneath.' Naomi Novik