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The Amulet Of Samarkand
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The Amulet Of Samarkand (Paperback)

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The first volume in the brilliant, bestselling Bartimaeus sequence.



When the 5,000-year-old djinni Bartimaeus is summoned by Nathaniel, a young magician's 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.

Children'sFiction & true storiesFantasy & magical realism Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK Publication Date: 02/09/2010 ISBN-13: 9780552562799  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jonathan Stroud was born in Bedford in 1970. After studying English Literature at York University, he moved to London, where he worked as an editor in a publishing firm. He is the author of the best-selling BARTIMAEUS sequence, which is published in 35 languages and has sold 6 million copies worldwide. As well as four other novels: HEROES OF THE VALLEY, THE LAST SIEGE, THE LEAP and BURIED FIRE, Jonathan is now writing a chilling new series called LOCKWOOD & CO. He lives in Hertfordshire with his family.

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