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Friday, July 31st, 2009

It’s All Coming Back to Me

I also want to mention — because why stop now? plus I’m remembering how to do HTML, and I may forget again at any moment — a review that ran in the Times, the London one, of the English edition of The Magicians:

Perfect holiday reading for me is an intelligent, literary fantasy to transport me to another world, the way books by E. Nesbit and T. H. White did when I was a child, or as the Harry azithromycin generic india Potter saga did for my daughter. But the magic of J. K. Rowling’s books didn’t work for me. It wasn’t the plot I was too old for, but the approach and style, as I discovered when I read The Magicians by Lev Grossman. This is my ideal escapist fantasy read, a Harry Potter book for grown-ups.”


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