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Summary

Quentin Coldwater has lost everything. He has been cast out of the secret magical land of Fillory and now, friendless and broke, he returns to where his story began: Brakebills Preparatory College of Magic. But Quentin's past soon catches up with him....

Meanwhile, Fillory's magical barriers are failing, and barbarians from the north have invaded. To save their beloved world from extinction, Eliot and Janet, High King and Queen of Fillory, must embark on a final, dangerous quest.

Quentin's adventure takes him from Antarctica to the enchanted Neitherlands, where he finds old friends. But all roads lead back to Fillory, where Quentin must put things right, or die trying.

©2016 Lev Grossman (P)2016 Penguin Audio

Critic reviews

"Dark, dangerous and full of twists." (George R. R. Martin, author of Game of Thrones)
"Lev Grossman has conjured a rare creature: a trilogy that simply gets better and better as it goes along.... Literary perfection." (Erin Morgenstern, author of The Night Circus)
"Richly imagined and continually surprising.... The strongest book in Grossman's series." ( New York Times Book Review)
"A triumphant climax to the best fantasy trilogy of the decade." (Charles Stross, author of Accelerando)

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Brilliant!!

The book is excellent and I thought the narrator done a great job. Highly recommended!

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Harry potter meets discworld humor meets Narnia.

amazing series.
fantasy at it's best but with an adult / darker/more complex outlook than normally seen. truly delightfull and gripping read.

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children's book with some sex scenes

Not a bad story but one one always feels you picked a kids book accidentally

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tied up all the loose ends from all the 3 books

Good story. Down side foul language, narrator was excellent, a good adult magic book ,

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Well worth a listen

Dont let the start put you off, Its a very unexpecd but exceptionaly well written and captivating story.

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Great series, love the conclusion

Good narration other than a truly awful Aussie accent. Shame no further books in the series, would have loved to hear more about the world and characters.

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Fillary

I have listened to all the books & loved them all would be happy to recommend them to a

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really enjoy the as a set 1 books best for me

really enjoyed this book

Teenage Harry Potter moves into young adult with some adult things

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Great finish to the trilogy

Third and final book doesnt disappoint bringing the story to a fitting conclusion to a really engaging tale. Listen to them all.

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Very Engaging Throughout!

a great ending to the trilogy, and not only that, it was enagaing and interesting throughout!