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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And there is an incredibly hilarious demon.

There is a bad wizard out there. Hopefully, this will stir a ready to tackle the novel and its great sequels.

Nathaniel 11, magician apprentice, learns more challenging spells than his master assigns. After he completed his studies of English literature at the University of York, he worked in London as an editor for the Walker Books store. But Bartimaeus’s task is not an easy one – he must steal the powerful Amulet of Samarkand from Simon Lovelace, a master magician of unrivalled ruthlessness and ambition.

When I saw there was a graphic samaarkand available, I jumped at the chance to get to see what I had imagined all this time.

The Amulet of Samarkand

samariand Stroud grew up in St Albans where he enjoyed reading books, drawing pictures, and writing stories.

There is also a ton of text in the graphic novel just to keep up with all the information needed. Cool to see this in this format and I often don’t like parts of drawings or colors found but this was top level. Sometimes the font with even hard to read as it was so small.


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But still a fun read, especially as I’m listening to the third book currently. Unfortunately this does have its drawbacks as well. At times I wondered if the pages were meant to be larger- closer to the size of a standard comic book page- because there were a lot of little panels shoved onto some of the pages.

It was, however, a fine enough book, more like a good overview of the original than an equal to it. Which is not how Is see–or like–Nathanial at all.

We both enjoy it. Yikes, so small I had to use my strong reading glasses. The Amulet of Samarkand starts off the same way the novel did with the summoning of Bartimaeus the djinn by a young twelve year old magician. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

That being said, there are some really wonderful things and some really terrible things about this book on its own. Aku selalu menakuti visualisasi serial Bartimaeus ini, dengar-dengar nove, bakal ada filmnya. I would say skip this and read the book instead!

The Amulet of Samarkand Graphic Novel

It was, however, a fine enough book, more like a good over I admit, I only read the graphic novel adaptions of books I like to see what an artist would do with it. What bugged me about the adaptation right from the beginning was the chapter headings. You know, I’ve tried but I have not become a huge fan of graphic od.


I just picked it up because it looked like a nifty graphic novel. Nov sajarkand, Rainbow rated it really liked it. I’m going to read the book. The book follows the story of Nathaniel, an apprentice to Arthur Underwood, who gets on the bad side of Simon Lovelace, a powerful and arrogant magician. He worked with different types of books there and this soon led to the graphiic of his own books.

To ask other readers questions about The Amulet of Samarkandplease sign up. Nathaniel’s main servant in these dealings is the djinn Bartimaeus. It’s impossible not to enjoy Bartimaeus, my favorite character. Only things quickly go wrong. Ended up taking it home.

The Amulet of Samarkand (The Graphic Novel) by Jonathan Stroud

I still want to read the original version, but I found this graphic novel very satisfying. I really liked the two main characters but this book also has very amazing plots twists. Nathaniel has a horrifically mean master, although the magician’s wife is really nice and the magician treats his wife like dirt which is really sucky and Nathaniel’s a very clever little magician but everyone just flicks him off for no reason.

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