Tag Archives: Magicians

Tough Traveling — Portals to Another Land

Every Thursday, Nathan at Fantasy Review Barn leads a group of fellow bloggers on “Tough Travels”, a trip through the tropes that populate the fantasy and sci-fi world, using Diane Wynne Jones’ hilarious The Tough Guide to Fantasyland as a … Continue reading

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Tough Traveling — Evil Lairs

Every Thursday, Nathan at Fantasy Review Barn leads a group of fellow bloggers on “Tough Travels”, a trip through the tropes that populate the fantasy and sci-fi world, using Diane Wynne Jones’ hilarious The Tough Guide to Fantasyland as a … Continue reading

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Retro Review: The Magicians by Lev Grossman

The Magicians Lev Grossman ★★★★ Penguin, 2009. I hadn’t planned on revisiting this gem so soon, but it was my book club’s selection this month, so what why not? Lev Grossman’s magnificent “Magicians Trilogy” kicks off with this misunderstood masterpiece. … Continue reading

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Review: The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman

Lev Grossman ★★★★ Viking Books, 2014. In which the Brakebill’s alumni finally grow up. The Magician’s Land is the thrilling finale to the Magicians trilogy, which follows a group of thoroughly unlikable wizards from their booze and sex-filled college days through their … Continue reading

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