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Ptolemy's Gate

2 Ratings: 3.5
A book by Jonathan Stroud

Grade 6 Up–The loquacious djinni introduced inAmulet of Samarkand(2003) andGolems Eye(2004, both Hyperion/Miramax) is back, or, more accurately, he hasnt left in three years. While Bartimaeus retains all of his wit and wisdom, his essence suffers … see full wiki

Tags: Books, Book, Fantasy, Series, The Bartimaeus Trilogy, John Mandrake
Author: Jonathan Stroud
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
3 reviews about Ptolemy's Gate
Quick Tip by . October 11, 2010
Excellent fantasy for adult and young readers alike, PTOLEMY'S GATE completes the tale of John Mandrake, the magician and now Information Minister in the corrupt government of a downtrodden, dystopian England.
review by . September 25, 2010
"Ptolemy's Gate", the final novel of The Bartimaeus Trilogy - introduced in "The Amulet of Samarkand" and continued with "The Golem's Eye" - completes the tale of John Mandrake, the magician and now Information Minister in the corrupt government of a downtrodden, dystopian England. The dominant theme of "The Golem's Eye" - the corrupting influences of power, ambition and greed - left the reader mourning a flawed Mandrake's fall from grace and …
review by . January 10, 2006
"Ptolemy's Gate" is the least favorite of my books in this trilogy. Poor Bartimaeus has been on Earth so long, he is almost too pooped to pun. Kitty has been leading a quiet, anonymous life in London's seedier districts, ever since the Resistance was destroyed by a nasty afrit in Gladstone's tomb. She lives in hope of contacting the djinn, Bartimaeus in spite of the fact that she is a commoner and not a magician.    Meanwhile, in spite of his youth, Nathaniel is climbing higher …
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