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The Magician King by Lev Grossman
The Magician King

Jay Babcock, January 19, 2012

Unlike any other fantasy novel I've ever read (and I've read fantasy with steeply decreasing enthusiasm since I left my teenage years...), Grossman's novel immerses the reader into richly imagined magical kingdoms (and purgatories), repeatedly upsets one's expectations about plot fulfillment, and invests the fantasy genre with a new metaphor: magicians are hackers, exploiting the "code" that gods used to fashion the multiverse. Great prose style, brilliant surprises, and fully realized characters make for an immensely satisfying read.
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