It’s giveaway central this month at The Library of Alexandra. Today I want to tell you about Lev Grossman’s new book The Magician’s Land. It’s the third book in the Magician’s trilogy which I’ve reviewed here and here. The trilogy has been compared to Harry Potter, Catcher in the Rye, and Chronicles of Narnia. In other words, Grossman is in good company. But you don’t have to take my word for it.
“Lev Grossman has conjured a rare creature: a trilogy that simply gets better and better as it goes along. The Magician’s Land is sumptuous and surprising yet deliciously familiar, a glass of rich red wine left out for a hungry ghost. Literary perfection for those of us who grew up testing the structural integrity of the backs of wardrobes.”
—Erin Morgenstern, author of The Night Circus
“Poignant and messy, fearsome and beautiful—like a good magic spell, the final book in this trilogy is more than the sum of its parts. Also, damn. Just some of the best magic I have read, ever.”
—Maggie Stiefvater, author of The Scorpio Races
“Sink your mobile devices into the nearest wishing well and duct-tape your front door against gnomes, pollsters, and other distractions. The Magician’s Land is beckoning, and demands your full attention. Lev Grossman proves again that the costs and consolations of creation—both of Fillory and of this conclusion to his trilogy—are mighty forces. Quentin Coldwater, Grossman’s Orpheus and his Abraham, his Yahweh and his Puck, enchants as few other magicians can, or dare.”
—Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked and Egg & Spoon
The book comes out August 5th,but today you can enter to win a prize pack with :
- An excerpt booklet containing Chapter 1 of THE MAGICIAN’S LAND
- Clock-face buttons in 3 different designs: click to view here
- A set of 4 postcards featuring Magicians fan art by Christopher Shy
Just leave me a comment below with your email address and your favorite trilogy.
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