Tag Archive: Lev Grossman

Sep 29

Book Review: The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman

Bottom Line While I didn’t mind the first novel in the trilogy, The Magicians, the final book feels like its plowing similar territory.  Consequently, as a critique or commentary about the fantasy genre I’m not sure this book, or the trilogy as a whole, is saying anything that’s particularly profound or insightful. Representative Paragraph The strongest …

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May 05

The Locus Award Nominees Have Been Announced

I’ve been hanging out for the announcement of the Locus Award nominees.  This Award has always been an excellent snapshot of the state of (mostly) American SF&F and because my tastes have clearly drifted away from core genre, I’m curious to see how I react to the 20 novels listed below (or at least the …

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