• I think for Lev [Grossman], C. S. Lewis was a huge inspiration from his childhood. I know that Brideshead Revisited is a book that he's incredibly found of and he took certain structural influences from that book that he brought into The Magicians.

    "Why Eliot on The Magicians Is the Fantasy Character We've All Been Waiting For". Interview with Kelsie Gibson, February 9, 2016.