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  • Paperback
  • 183 pages
  • Warp
  • Lev Grossman
  • English
  • 11 February 2018
  • 0312170599

10 thoughts on “Warp

  1. says:

    Apparently I m in the minority here based on other reviews I ve seen because I absolutely loved this book No, it s not action packed but it s wonderfully written in a nothing happens but we continue to exist regardless sort of way.which is important and terribly difficult to portray Talk about a slice of life feeling I immediately saw a parallel to Catcher In The Rye which I also loved , and later learned that it was a big influence for the author Warp is the story of several boys but fo Apparently I m in the minority here based on other reviews I ve seen because I absolutely loved this book No, it s not action packed but it s wonderfully written in a nothing happens but we continue to exist regardless sort of way.which is important and terribly difficult to portray Talk about a slice of life feeling I immediately saw a para...


  2. says:

    I thought this book would never end, and considering the length of it it s kinda short that s saying something.A couple of days in the life of an over privileged 20 something and all I could think was, when is something going to happen To make it evenannoying, the guy has this inner monologu...


  3. says:

    I won a copy of Warp from a Goodreads Giveaway and though I m always excited to win any book, I was not holding out hope for this one.Full disclosure I did not like The Magicians It was well written but that was the only saving grace I disliked the characters, all of them, immensely and saw them as nothingthan whiny, privileged self serving brats who, in another universe, would become callous CEOs of Fortune 500 companies All the magic in the world couldn t save the book so I didn t bo I won a copy of Warp from a Goodreads Giveaway and though I m always excited to win any book, I was not holding out hope for this one.Full disclosure I did not like The Magicians It was well written but that was the only saving grace I disliked the characters, all of them, immensely and saw them as nothingthan whiny, privileged self serving brats who, in another universe, would become callous CEOs of Fortune 500 companies All the magic in the world couldn t save the book so I didn t bother reading the rest of the trilogy.Reading Warp didn t warp me pardon the pun but if it was any longer, it might have.I ...


  4. says:

    I still haven t read The Magicians I saw the first season of the tv series, and enjoyed it, and I have the book, but just haven t gotten around to it Everything I ve read about Warp indicates that The Magicians is miles better and I hope so The description says that Warp is Unlike other self indulgent, whiny narratives of post graduation angst Which is funny I haven t read many any such self indulgent or whiny narratives, but Warp was pretty darned self indulgent and angsty, and seeme I still haven t read The Magicians I saw the first season of the tv series, and enjoyed it, and I have the book, but just haven t gotten around to it Everything I ve read about Warp indicates that The Magicians is miles better and I hope so The description says that Warp is Unlike other self indulgent, whiny narratives of post graduation angst Which is funny I haven t read many any such self indulgent or whiny narratives, but Warp was pretty darned self indulgent and angsty, and seemed simply too apathetic to be whiny Hollis has wound up in his crappy apartment, which he can t afford, with no job and no future and no prospects, purely because of self indulgent lassitude He s a slug, an amorphous blob beginning to take the vague shape of a man I kept expecting something to happen and when something did, I kept expecting it to change things somehow But nothing did Beginning to end, Hollis is an untethered balloon, and he s apparently...


  5. says:

    I Received a free copy of this from netgalley Today I thank the Lord Jesus that Quentin Coldwater was accepted into Brakebills, learned magic, and had adventures in Fillory Because this book was a cold hard look at what Quentin would have become if he d gone to an ivy league school and ended up in a crap apartment with a meaningless life and no direction.And honestly, I spent the entire time wanting to punch Hollis in the face until I didn t have to listen to his inane thoughts any longer.The I Received a free copy of this from netgalley Today I thank the Lord Jesus that Quentin Coldwater was accepted into Brakebills, learned magic, and had adventures in Fillory Because this book was a cold hard look at what Quentin would have become if he d gone to an ivy league school and ended up in a crap apartment with a meaningless life and no direction.And honestly, I spent the entire time wanting to punch Hollis...


  6. says:

    What happened he whispered Not too fucking much During one of the rare passages of Lev Grossman s Warp that, generously speaking, could be considered suspenseful, the protagonist and a friend have this exchange which I ve quoted above I quite liked this brief colloquy, beca...


  7. says:

    If you re a fan of Lev Grossman, this is kind of a must read Mind you, it isn t a particularly good book, nor does much happen in it Okay, nothing really happens It s very much a pretentious, post college type first novel Truth be told, I m surprised it even found a publisher because, while any sharp editor might recognize the potential here, it s easy to see the author reaching for something that seems just beyond his grasp Of course, if you re familiar with his later works, you know he ge If ...


  8. says:

    2 stars Metaphorosis ReviewsA young man wanders around Boston over the course of a day and a half, worrying vaguely about an ex girlfriend.I ve been hearing about Lev Grossman s The Magicians, but it didn t hold much appeal for me When I saw this book available and listed as a prequel it doesn t seem to be , I thought I d give it a shot.The book is easily summed up it s a sequel to Catcher in the Rye, with some quotes thrown in The book follows a wan Caulfield wannabe, detailing the quoti 2 stars Metaphorosis ReviewsA young man wanders around Boston over the course of a day and a half, worrying vaguely about an ex girlfriend.I ve been hearing about Lev Grossman s The Magicians, but it didn t hold much appeal for me When I saw this book available and listed as a prequel it doesn t seem to be , I thought I d give it a shot.The book is easily summed up it s a sequel to Catcher in th...


  9. says:

    I positively despised this book and bailed at 17% I picked it up based on the author, Lev Grossman His other books are right in my genre wheelhouse This however, is not If you re interested in reading about obnoxious post college guys living in 1990s Boston, then it may appeal to you But I bailed after a Lexus driving, entitled, boy man character pushes the frame with glass inside out of his unemployed friend s window and basically says, Oops Life is too short to spend reading lost f I positively despised this book and bailed at 17% I picked it up based on the author, Lev Grossman His other books are right in my genre wheelhouse This however, is not If you re interested in reading about obnoxious post college guys living in 1990s Boston, then it may appeal to you But I bailed after a Lexus driving, entitled, boy man character pushes the frame with glass inside out of his unemployed friend s window and basically sa...


  10. says:

    I picked this up hoping to keep myself warm this winter with the banked flame of my rage against Grossman s terrible whining baby men heroes However, two chapters in, there s already two descriptions of dreams and one metaphor about an abandoned shoppi...


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Warp The Story Of A Modern Day Ulysses With The Reality Of Post Graduation Haze Volleying Off Of Star Trek Reruns Hollis Lives In An Area Not Too Far From Where He Graduated From College His Friends Do Too They All Sleep Late, Talk About Jobs They Might Get, Girls They Might See, Money Their Parents Might Send Them All Of These Lives Are Seemingly On Hold Everything Is Going To Happen But Hollis Has Than This Another Reality Is Running Constantly In His Head, One That Leads Him To Believe That Maybe, Just Maybe, It S Time To Get Serious.Unlike Other Self Indulgent, Whiny Narratives Of Post Graduation Angst, Warp Is A Lucid And Immediate Novel Of What And Where A Twenty Something S Mind Is When It Isn T Even Made Up Yet.


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