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The Magicians by Lev Grossman
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Oct 18, 2011

it was ok
bookshelves: fantasy, fiction

Mildly interesting plot, even as a direct knock-off of Harry Potter. The juvenile writing style is inconsistent. Grossman randomly sprinkles difficult vocabulary through the book and it disrupts the flow of the text. It would have been nice if Grossman had spent a few minutes studying the geography of New York state. There's no way anyone would travel all the way to Buffalo from the Adirondacks just to pick up some supplies! Needless to say, I won't be reading the sequels.
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Reading Progress

October 18, 2011 – Shelved
April 14, 2012 – Started Reading
April 24, 2012 –
page 71
17.66%
May 10, 2012 – Finished Reading
December 29, 2014 – Shelved as: fantasy
December 29, 2014 – Shelved as: fiction

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