The Magician King

As kings and queens of Fillory, Quentin and his friends enjoy lives of luxury. But when royal life grows dull, they take a cruise on a magical sailing ship and end up in the last place they want to be - the real world

Author: Lev Grossman

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780670023141

Category: Adventure stories, American

Page: 400

View: 712

As kings and queens of Fillory, Quentin and his friends enjoy lives of luxury. But when royal life grows dull, they take a cruise on a magical sailing ship and end up in the last place they want to be - the real world

The Magician King

As the pair struggle to find their way back to their lost kingdom, Quentin is forced to rely on Julia’s illicitly learned sorcery as they face a sinister threat in a world very far from the beloved fantasy novels of their youth.

Author: Lev Grossman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101535539

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 672

Return to Fillory in the riveting sequel to the New York Times bestseller and literary phenomenon, The Magicians, now an original series on SYFY, from the author of the #1 bestselling The Magician’s Land. Quentin Coldwater should be happy. He escaped a miserable Brooklyn childhood, matriculated at a secret college for magic, and graduated to discover that Fillory—a fictional utopia—was actually real. But even as a Fillorian king, Quentin finds little peace. His old restlessness returns, and he longs for the thrills a heroic quest can bring. Accompanied by his oldest friend, Julia, Quentin sets off—only to somehow wind up back in the real world and not in Fillory, as they’d hoped. As the pair struggle to find their way back to their lost kingdom, Quentin is forced to rely on Julia’s illicitly learned sorcery as they face a sinister threat in a world very far from the beloved fantasy novels of their youth.

The Magicians and The Magician King

But his newfound powers lead him down a rabbit hole of hedonism and disillusionment, and ultimately to the dark secret behind the story of Fillory.

Author: Lev Grossman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101619961

Category: Fiction

Page: 832

View: 532

Two novels from New York Times bestselling author Lev Grossman: The Magicians and its riveting sequel, The Magician King. THE MAGICIANS: Quentin Coldwater is brilliant but miserable. A high school math genius, he’s secretly fascinated with a series of children’s fantasy novels set in a magical land called Fillory, and real life is disappointing by comparison. When Quentin is unexpectedly admitted to an elite, secret college of magic, it looks like his wildest dreams may have come true. But his newfound powers lead him down a rabbit hole of hedonism and disillusionment, and ultimately to the dark secret behind the story of Fillory. The land of his childhood fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he ever could have imagined… The Magicians is one of the most daring and inventive works of literary fantasy in years. No one who has escaped into the worlds of Narnia and Harry Potter should miss this breathtaking return to the landscape of the imagination. THE MAGICIAN KING: Quentin Coldwater should be happy. He escaped a miserable Brooklyn childhood, matriculated at a secret college for magic, and graduated to discover that Fillory—a fictional utopia—was actually real. But even as a Fillorian king, Quentin finds little peace. His old restlessness returns, and he longs for the thrills a heroic quest can bring. Accompanied by his oldest friend, Julia, Quentin sets off—only to somehow wind up back in the real-world and not in Fillory, as they’d hoped. As the pair struggle to find their way back to their lost kingdom, Quentin is forced to rely on Julia’s illicitly learned sorcery as they face a sinister threat in a world very far from the beloved fantasy novels of their youth.

The Magician s Land

It’s the story of a boy becoming a man, an apprentice becoming a master, and a broken land finally becoming whole.

Author: Lev Grossman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101633530

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 505

The stunning conclusion to the #1 New York Times bestselling Magicians trilogy, now an original series on SYFY #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR ONE OF THE YEAR’S BEST BOOKS The San Francisco Chronicle • Salon • The Christian Science Monitor • AV Club • Buzzfeed • Kirkus • NY 1 • Bustle • The Globe and Mail Quentin Coldwater has been cast out of Fillory, the secret magical land of his childhood dreams. With nothing left to lose he returns to where his story began, the Brakebills Preparatory College of Magic. But he can’t hide from his past, and it’s not long before it comes looking for him. Along with Plum, a brilliant young undergraduate with a dark secret of her own, Quentin sets out on a crooked path through a magical demimonde of gray magic and desperate characters. But all roads lead back to Fillory, and his new life takes him to old haunts, like Antarctica, and to buried secrets and old friends he thought were lost forever. He uncovers the key to a sorcery masterwork, a spell that could create magical utopia, a new Fillory—but casting it will set in motion a chain of events that will bring Earth and Fillory crashing together. To save them he will have to risk sacrificing everything. The Magician’s Land is an intricate thriller, a fantastical epic, and an epic of love and redemption that brings the Magicians trilogy to a magnificent conclusion, confirming it as one of the great achievements in modern fantasy. It’s the story of a boy becoming a man, an apprentice becoming a master, and a broken land finally becoming whole.


The Magicians

But his newfound powers lead him down a rabbit hole of hedonism and disillusionment, and ultimately to the dark secret behind the story of Fillory.

Author: Lev Grossman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101082283

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 447

The New York Times bestselling novel about a young man practicing magic in the real world, now an original series on SYFY “The Magicians is to Harry Potter as a shot of Irish whiskey is to a glass of weak tea. . . . Hogwarts was never like this.” —George R.R. Martin “Sad, hilarious, beautiful, and essential to anyone who cares about modern fantasy.” —Joe Hill “A very knowing and wonderful take on the wizard school genre.” —John Green “The Magicians may just be the most subversive, gripping and enchanting fantasy novel I’ve read this century.” —Cory Doctorow “This gripping novel draws on the conventions of contemporary and classic fantasy novels in order to upend them . . . an unexpectedly moving coming-of-age story.” —The New Yorker “The best urban fantasy in years.” —A.V. Club Quentin Coldwater is brilliant but miserable. A high school math genius, he’s secretly fascinated with a series of children’s fantasy novels set in a magical land called Fillory, and real life is disappointing by comparison. When Quentin is unexpectedly admitted to an elite, secret college of magic, it looks like his wildest dreams have come true. But his newfound powers lead him down a rabbit hole of hedonism and disillusionment, and ultimately to the dark secret behind the story of Fillory. The land of his childhood fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he ever could have imagined. . . . The prequel to the New York Times bestselling book The Magician King and the #1 bestseller The Magician's Land, The Magicians is one of the most daring and inventive works of literary fantasy in years. No one who has escaped into the worlds of Narnia and Harry Potter should miss this breathtaking return to the landscape of the imagination.



The Magicians Trilogy

But his newfound powers lead him down a rabbit hole of hedonism and disillusionment, and ultimately to the dark secret behind the story of Fillory.

Author: Lev Grossman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101664908

Category: Fiction

Page: 1280

View: 377

The entire #1 New York Times bestselling Magicians trilogy, including The Magicians, The Magician King, and The Magician's Land, now available in one ebook bundle The Magicians Quentin Coldwater is brilliant but miserable. A high school math genius, he’s secretly fascinated with a series of children’s fantasy novels set in a magical land called Fillory, and real life is disappointing by comparison. When Quentin is unexpectedly admitted to an elite, secret college of magic, it looks like his wildest dreams may have come true. But his newfound powers lead him down a rabbit hole of hedonism and disillusionment, and ultimately to the dark secret behind the story of Fillory. The land of his childhood fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he ever could have imagined . . . The Magicians is one of the most daring and inventive works of literary fantasy in years. No one who has escaped into the worlds of Narnia and Harry Potter should miss this breathtaking return to the landscape of the imagination. The Magician King Quentin Coldwater should be happy. He escaped a miserable Brooklyn childhood, matriculated at a secret college for magic, and graduated to discover that Fillory—a fictional utopia—was actually real. But even as a Fillorian king, Quentin finds little peace. His old restlessness returns, and he longs for the thrills a heroic quest can bring. Accompanied by his oldest friend, Julia, Quentin sets off—only to somehow wind up back in the real-world and not in Fillory, as they’d hoped. As the pair struggle to find their way back to their lost kingdom, Quentin is forced to rely on Julia’s illicitly learned sorcery as they face a sinister threat in a world very far from the beloved fantasy novels of their youth. The Magician's Land Quentin Coldwater has lost everything. He has been cast out of Fillory, the secret magical world of his childhood dreams that he once ruled. With nothing left to lose he returns to where his story began, the Brakebills Preparatory College of Magic. But he can’t hide from his past, and it’s not long before it comes looking for him. Meanwhile, the magical barriers that keep Fillory safe are failing, and barbarians from the north have invaded. Eliot and Janet, the rulers of Fillory, embark on a final quest to save their beloved world, only to discover a situation far more complex—and far more dire—than anyone had envisioned. Along with Plum, a brilliant young magician with a dark secret of her own, Quentin sets out on a crooked path through a magical demimonde of gray magic and desperate characters. His new life takes him back to old haunts, like Antarctica and the Neitherlands, and old friends he thought were lost forever. The Magician’s Land is an intricate and fantastical thriller, and an epic of love and redemption that brings the Magicians trilogy to a magnificent conclusion, confirming it as one of the great achievements in modern fantasy.

King Mandrake the Magician 2

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Author: Roger Langridge

Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment

ISBN:

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 32

View: 266

PSYCHIC FIRE! Mandrake's home is INVADED, and the HORRENDOUS terrors he keeps at bay are UNLEASHED! Can The Magician put the evil back in the bottle, or will the earth be consumed by ancient forces STARVING for POWER and PAIN!? Find out what ROGER LANGRIDGE (Thor The Mighty Avenger) and JEREMY TREECE (Flash Gordon) have up their sleeves!Ê

King Mandrake the Magician 1

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Author: Roger Langridge

Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment

ISBN:

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 36

View: 386

"It's time to put on a SHOW!" Welcome to the KING, full of IMPOSSIBLE TRICKERY and DEMONIC DESTRUCTION and HEARTBREAKING VILLAINY and WITCH DOCTORING and GLOBAL CATASTROPHE and SMIRKING SLEIGHT-OF-HAND and DAPPER DETERMINATION! Witness MAGICAL MYSTERY by Eisner-Award Winner ROGER LANGRIDGE (Thor the Mighty Avenger) and JEREMY TREECE (Marvel Zombies) with a connecting King cover by comic legend DARWYN COOKE! This issue features bonus content exclusively on comiXology!Ê

The King and the Magician

In this beautifully illustrated story with a timeless message, a mighty ruler discovers someone in his kingdom has more power than himself.

Author: Jorge Bucay

Publisher: Abbeville Kids

ISBN: 9780789212047

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 52

View: 863

A mighty ruler discovers someone in his kingdom has more power than himself. But when the king sets out to destroy this fearsome enemy, a humble magician, the tables are turned, and an unexpected journey begins. In this beautifully illustrated story with a timeless message, a feared and cruel king learns of a wise magician in his kingdom who is rumored to be even more powerful than himself. The magician can predict the future, and even worse, he is more popular than the fearsome king. Jealous and insecure, the enraged king plots to destroy this “enemy.” But, being a magician, he has a trick up his sleeve that saves his own life and the king’s. With help from an unexpected friend, the king transforms from a feared and brutal monarch to a beloved leader. Enduring messages about the power of wisdom and compassion are conveyed in a classic storytelling style and outstanding, original artwork.


The Magician and the Fool

The desert men, that's who. Their tracks led here and then vanished.” His mind
had been turned inside out by so much rum for so many days, but even Boy King
could appreciate the cleverness of that ploy, tracking the trackers. Maybe he ...

Author: Barth Anderson

Publisher: Spectra

ISBN: 0553903934

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 140

For hundreds of years, men have sought their hidden futures in the legendary images of the tarot—but what secrets of the past are harbored by the priestess, the magician, the hanged man…and the fool? The author of the explosive The Patron Saint of Plagues returns with a richly textured mystical mystery exploring the dark heart of one of our oldest traditions. Years ago, fallen scholar Jeremiah Rosemont left the bitter rivalries of academia behind and now lives a simple nomadic existence in South America, far from the arguments that once defined his life. But he can’t outrun his past…or the dangerous truth that lurks beneath his abandoned studies. Following an enigmatic summons to Rome, Rosemont finds himself at the center of a mystery that dates back to the fall of Troy, the pursuit of a mystical treasure many are willing to sacrifice fortunes and lives for: the earliest known tarot deck. As Rosemont delves deeper and deeper into the tarot’s unsettling secret origins, his own fate is inexorably intertwined with that of the Boy King, a homeless man with an unspeakable gift…and a mysterious past of his own. For these two men—and the demons, dupes, and power seekers drawn to them—the cards will reveal everything, even the shattering, unseen truths of human life itself.…

The magician

Look , he is going to the king ! It is incredible . " In fact , without paying attention to
the show of resistance which the astounded usher offered , Monsieur de
Choiseul entered the king ' s cabinet . Louis , on seeing him , uttered an
exclamation of ...

Author: Alexandre Dumas

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page:

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The Princess

ACT | Scene 1 The camp of MORTON , the magician , deep in the dark forest . ...
KING : ( Entering from STAGE LEFT ) is this the place , Twirl ? I am almost sure
this is the camp TWIRL : I think so , Your Majesty . of Morton , the Magician . KING
 ...

Author: Alfred Tennyson

Publisher: Pioneer Drama Service, Inc.

ISBN:

Category:

Page:

View: 190


Philosopher Kings of Antiquity

Thus, the word “king” derives from the old English cyning, a chief who “was
chosen or accepted in each case from a recognized kingly or royal ... 83–109;
Frazer 1905 treats in shorter compass the Golden Bough's ideas of the magician-
king. 4.

Author: William Desmond

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441108823

Category: History

Page: 272

View: 906

One of the most celebrated of Plato's ideas was that if human society was ever to function successfully then philosophers would need to become kings, or kings philosophers. In a perfect state, therefore, philosophic wisdom should be wedded to political power. In antiquity, who were or aspired to be philosopher-kings? What was their understanding of wisdom and the limits of knowledge? What influence have they had on periods beyond antiquity? This volume focuses on Plato and his contemporaries; Alexander the Great and his Hellenistic successors; Marcus Aurelius and the 'good emperors'; Moses, Solomon and early Hebrew leaders; and Julian the Apostate, the last of the pagans. In conclusion it looks at the re-emergence of the Platonic ideal in important moments of European history, such as the Enlightenment. The theme of the philosopher-king is significant for Greco-Roman antiquity as a whole, and this work is unique in detailing the development of an idea through major periods of Greek and Roman history, and beyond.

Jane and the Magician

The King's magician has been banished, but now the King wants him back - to entertain the guests at a party for the Prince.

Author: Martin Baynton

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780744578119

Category: Children's stories

Page: 25

View: 648

The King's magician has been banished, but now the King wants him back - to entertain the guests at a party for the Prince. So Jane, Knight of the King's Guard, is called to find him, and she scours the land with her trusty dragon. They soon find the magician - and a wet and watery problem besides.


The Strand Magazine

But King's son remained a prisoner with the one day the news reached them - it
has magician . never been found out how it came -- that Then the King , in this
dire extremity , their son was still alive , but the slave and called together all the ...

Author: Sir George Newnes

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: English periodicals

Page:

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