The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book Two: Golem's Eye

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Hyperion/Miramax Kid, Aug 23, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 576 pages
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The second adventure in the Bartimaeus trilogy finds our young apprentice magician Nathaniel working his way up the ranks of the government, when crisis hits. A seemingly invulnerable clay golem is making random attacks on London. Nathaniel and the all-powerful, totally irreverent djinni, Bartimaeus, must travel to Prague to discover the source of the golem's power. In the ensuing chaos, readers will chase a dancing skeleton across London's skyline, encounter the horror of the dreaded Night Police, witness a daring kidnapping, and enter the Machiavellian world of the magician's government. Eventually, Nathaniel and Bartimaeus have to go head to head with the fearsome golem before the surprise identity of his master is finally revealed.

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This is by far, the best book ive read the whole year and possibly one of the best in my entire life. If I could make a top ten list of my favorite books, this is definitely one of the top five or ... Read full review

Review: Ptolemy's Gate (Bartimaeus Sequence #3)

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The British empire is falling apart, even as its troops are fighting off the rebellion in America. Commoners are starting to protest in the streets of London, as they see the casualty numbers ... Read full review

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Jonathan Stroud (www.jonathanstroud.com) is the author of the New York Times best-selling Bartimaeus Trilogy, as well as Heroes of the Valley, The Leap, The Last Siege, and Buried Fire. He lives in England with his family.

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