Titles in this set:
- The Amulet of Samarkand
- The Golem's Eye
- Ptolemys Gate
- The Ring of Solomon
The Amulet of Samarkand
The first volume in the brilliant, bestselling Bartimaeus sequence.
the 5,000-year-old djinni Bartimaeus is summoned by Nathaniel, a young
magicians apprentice, he expects to have to do nothing more taxing than a
little levitation or a few simple illusions. But Nathaniel is a
precocious talent and has something rather more dangerous in mind:
revenge. Against his will, Bartimaeus is packed off to steal the
powerful Amulet of Samarkand from Simon Lovelace, a master magician of
unrivalled ruthlessness and ambition. Before long, both djinni and
apprentice are caught up in a terrifying flood of magical intrigue,
murder and rebellion.
Set in a modern-day London controlled by magicians, this hilarious, electrifying thriller will enthral readers of all ages.
The Golems Eye
This second volume of the brilliant, bestselling Bartimaeus sequence.
Two years have passed since the events of The Amulet of Samarkand and
the young magician Nathaniel is rising fast through the government
ranks. But his career is suddenly threatened by a series of terrifying
crises. A dangerous golem makes random attacks on London and other
raids, even more threatening, are perpetrated by the Resistance.
Nathaniel and Bartimaeus travel to Prague, enemy city of ancient magic,
but while they are there uproar breaks out at home and Nathaniel returns
to find his reputation in tatters. Can he rescue it from his
Machiavellian adversaries in the government bent on his destruction?
A thrilling sequel in which the relationship between the young magician and the djinni remains as teasing and complex as ever.
Three years on from the events in The Golem's Eye, the magicians rule
in London is teetering on a knife-edge, with strikes, riots and general
unrest. The Prime Minister is largely controlled by two advisers, one of
whom is 17-year-old Nathaniel. Meanwhile, living under a false
identity, Kitty has been researching djinn; she has come to believe that
the only way to destroy the magicians is with an alliance between djinn
and ordinary people.
seeks out Bartimaeus and embarks on a terrifying journey into the
djinns chaotic domain – the Other Place – which no human being has ever
survived. But even as she does so, Make peace engineers a dramatic coup
outcome is a shattering of the magicians control and all magical laws
are turned upside down. Can Bartimaeus, Nathaniel and Kitty settle old
scores to prevent the earths destruction?
The Ring of Solomon
of the Bartimaeus sequence will devour this book – a cracking adventure
brimming with magic, intrigue and a treasure trove of characters that
the reader cant help but fall for.
find everyone's favourite irascible djinni serving at the court of King
Solomon in 950 BC Jerusalem, where he is causing his customary chaos
and must help a girl assassin sent by the Queen of Sheba to steal the
all-powerful Ring of Solomon. The comic relief is perfectly timed, the
dialogue sharp and snappy and the fiendishly clever plot perfectly
handled with Jonathan's trademark flair and command of language.
Thrills, chills and a danger-spiked finale make Ring of Solomon an