The Magicians by Lev Grossman
At first glance, much is familiar. A young boy is enlisted into a secret school for wizards, where he discovers his own latent aptitude for magic. He finds friends and foes in this new setting, and also learns that dangerous dark forces can strike out even in the apparently safe con- fines of classroom and dormitory. Eventually he heads out on an exciti…
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