The Amulet of Samarkand
From Library Staff
This is the first in the series about Nathaniel, an aspiring magician in an alternate reality of Regency England in which magicians hold all the power, and Bartimaeus, an old and powerful djinni who also happens to be one of the best and funniest characters I've ever found in a book. The reader i... Read More »
Nathaniel, a young magician's apprentice, becomes caught in a web of magical espionage, murder, and rebellion, after he summons the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Loveland.
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.