Posts Tagged 'Lev Grossman'

The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman – VI

I find that if you’re a good student, the teacher hardly matters.

Grossman, Lev. The Magician’s Land: A Novel. New York: Viking, 2014.

The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman – V

That was one thing about books: once you read them they couldn’t be unread.

Grossman, Lev. The Magician’s Land: A Novel. New York: Viking, 2014.

The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman – IV

In our world no one ever knows what to do, and everyone’s just as clueless and full of crap as everyone else, and you have to figure it all out by yourself. And even after you’ve figured it out and done it, you’ll never know whether you were right or wrong. You’ll never know if you put the ring in the right volcano, or if things might have gone better if you hadn’t. There’s no answers in the back of the book.

Grossman, Lev. The Magician’s Land: A Novel. New York: Viking, 2014.

The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman – III

It was funny how just when you thought you knew yourself through and through, you stumbled on a new kind of strength, a fresh reserve of power inside you that you never knew you had, and all at once you found yourself burning a little brighter and hotter than you ever had before.

Grossman, Lev. The Magician’s Land: A Novel. New York: Viking, 2014.

The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman – II

Never risking anything meant never having or doing or being anything either. Life is risk, it turned out.

Grossman, Lev. The Magician’s Land: A Novel. New York: Viking, 2014.

The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman – I

It didn’t matter where you were, if you were in a room full of books you were at least halfway home.

Grossman, Lev. The Magician’s Land: A Novel. New York: Viking, 2014.