NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES In a secret world of forbidden knowledge, power comes at a terrible price ... Quentin Coldwater's life is changed forever by an apparently chance encounter: when he turns up for his entrance interview to Princeton he finds his interviewer dead - but a strange envelope bearing Quentin's name leads him down a very different path to any he'd ever imagined. The envelope, and the mysterious manuscript it contains, leads to a secret world of obsession and privilege, a world of freedom and power and, for a while, it's a world that seems to answer all Quentin's desires. But the idyll cannot last - and when it's finally shattered, Quentin is drawn into something darker and far more dangerous than anything he could ever have expected ...
"This is a sophisticated, subtle novel that is also magical fun. I can't imagine any lover of well-written classic fantasy ... who won't adore it" The Times
Lev Grossman, geb. 1969 in Bosten, studierte Literatur an der Universiät von Yale. Seit 2002 schreibt er für TIME Magazine. Lev Grossman lebt heute in Brooklyn.