THE AMULET OF SAMARKAND GRAPHIC NOVEL (). Bartimaeus’s most famous adventure is brought to stunning graphic life in this beautiful and faithful. The Amulet of Samarkand has ratings and reviews. C.G. said: This was intensely hilarious and intriguing and fabulous! I didn’t feel like facing. The Amulet of Samarkand Graphic Novel (Bartimaeus) by Jonathan Stroud – book cover, description, publication history.

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Sarkasme Barty tidak hilang sama sekali. Desperate to defy his master and take on more challenging spells, he secretly summons the year-old djinni, Bartimaeus. Jonathan Anthony Stroud is an author of fantasy books, mainly samarkandd children and youths.

He is powerful djinni who is sassy, witty, smart, devious and surprisingly you will like him a lot. Now 12, the boy has proven himself bright and quite capable, though his master does not view him that way. You know, I’ve tried but I have not become a huge fan of graphic novels. I read this graphic novel in one sitting because it was that good for me. When I saw there was a graphic novel available, I jumped at the chance to get to see what I had imagined all this time. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive?

Third, the character of Bartimaeus. That said, if you pick this up and like it, you should really go find the original because it is even better. Want to Read saving…. I also like Nathaniel wh I can’t give this graphic novel five stars because I think I will give five stars to the actual book of The amulet of Samarkand. The only thing I can complain about what that there were moments when dialogue was not needed, there was a lot of narration on Bartimaeus part and I know it was doing this to show his amusing and sarcastic side because I enjoyed his narration but there were some parts that were just describing things that were being shown to me through the art so those parts were repetitive.

Picked this up almost at random at the library, for something to read while my toddler entertained herself. So first I read it myself them we sat up last night and read together.


The Amulet of Samarkand Graphic Novel

The writers did a very good job of distilling it down to its most important part. I was intereste This was fine, but not as good as the book. May 10, Jaimie rated it it was amulef.

Jan 01, mina rated it it was amazing. I find this a bit funny because Ggaphic are not samarkanv, you have to study for years and develop skills to become one, so all Magicians were Commoners at one point. I don’t know how many years its been since I’ve read The Bartimaeus Trilogy but I loved those books from the very first time I read The Amulet of Samarkand and was most excited to find out that novell graphic novel version had been created.

I can’t decide whether I want to start with the first one in order to glean even more detail and depth from the story and characters, or move ahead with the second so that I can more quickly get new happiness! I would say skip this and read the book instead!

Jonathan worked as a children’s book editor before becoming a full-time writer. What starts out as a mission of revenge for magician in training John Mandrake aka Nathanielsoon becomes a race to save the entire British government from greedy magicians. I was interested to read this, but it was clear early on that the changes worsened what is a fantastic book. Jan 02, Mia Prasetya rated it it was amazing Shelves: Which is not how Is see–or like–Nathanial at all.

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A nogel explosion goes off which injures a few magicians. Bartimaeus the Ring of Solomon Jonathan Stroud. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Nathaniel embarks on a quest for revenge, infiltrating Lovelace’s mansion, where he realizes that much more than his honor is at stake. Selain cerita dari Jonathan Stroud yang memang sudah membekas di hati, terlebih lagi buku ini mengobati saya akan jin ajaib nan sarkastis bin narsis Barti.

The Amulet of Samarkand

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jadi bisa dibayang Sambil menunggu Ring of Solomon muncul di toko buku, baca ini dulu deh. Bartimaeus is a sassy little thing. While I cannot relate to you how faithful this graphic novelization is to the original, I can tell you that if you’re the least bit interested in graphic novels and you love a good fantasy story, you must read this book!


In the original, he’s an obnoxious, self-centered, pompous jerk with an understandably skewed view of life. The big benefit to presenting this novel in graphic format is that the illustrations add a lot of flavour to the story. Other than those few parts however I loved this book.

Tampang Nat juga lumayan pas. Kita juga akan berjumpa dengan wajah Ptolemy dan the less-important character menurutku, karena I hate this girl: This book is pages of pure fantasy gold It was, however, a fine enough book, more like a good over I admit, I only read the graphic grzphic adaptions of books I like to see what an artist would do with it.

The Amulet of Samarkand (graphic novel)

I admit, I only read the graphic samarkznd adaptions of books I like to see what an artist would do with it. Amuldt his most prominent works are the bestselling Bartimaeus Trilogy. The Amulet of Samarkand Graphic Novel. I read The Amulet of Samarkand some time ago, and listened to the audio version fairly recently — I love the characters, the ideas, and most of all the wit and humour. During the s, he started publishing his own works and quickly gained success. Like in movies, the author and illustrator need to strike a delicate balance.

They are amazingly detailed and lifelike. There are several battles between djinn of various levels, which sometimes results in one or more of them being injured, swallowed, or snuffed out.

Hopefully, this will stir a ready to tackle the novel and its great sequels. I can’t give this graphic novel five stars because I think I will give five stars to the actual book of The amulet of Samarkand.