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The Magicians by Lev Grossman
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Aug 28, 2011

it was ok
Read from August 28 to September 23, 2011

To be honest, I found this book to be very disappointing. It's been proclaimed as an adult Harry Potter type of tale, probably because the main character gets snatched into the magical community and attends a school for its enhancement and development. The characters were not endearing, the surroundings and story development seemed to be various scenes stolen from classic sci/fi/ fantasy writers. I almost thought that at the end it was possible I could be suckered into reading his second installment of the series, but in all honesty I think I'll move on to other authors.

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Matt How did you feel about the "sexuality" in the book. I stopped at the "fox" part

Theresa Davidson I agree. It has bits and pieces of other stories I loved and the cussing and sex scenes seemed forced or added in for shock value.

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