The Amulet of SamarkandBook - 2003
- Bartimaeus trilogy - 1.
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ChristchurchTeens Apr 30, 2020
A hilarious story about a 12-year old apprentice magician and the ancient, snarky spirit he summons. The series is set in a world where powerful magicians rule Britain and use spirits to control magic. Nathaniel is training under a cruel and cold master who does nothing to defend him when he’s pu... Read More »
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Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.
when Nathaniel is 5, he is taken in as the apprentice of a magician.
he is awed by his master's stupendous magical capability. little does he know that in only a few years, he will be capable of even more.
when Nathaniel summons up bartimeus, one of the most powerful genies in the magical world, he will dive deeper into the vast world of magic than he ever could have fathomed before
Nathaniel has been adopted by a grudging middle-class magician. He is eager to learn how to summon demons, but has he finally crossed the line? Will it cost him his life?
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