The Amulet of SamarkandAudiobook CD - 2004
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Challenged for concerns that the books dealt with the occult
A boy summons the help of a (whiny and humorous) djinni to steal a powerful amulet. Audio CD available.
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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.
when Nathaniel is 5, he is taken in as the apprentice of a magician.
he is awed by his master's stupendous magical capability. little does he know that in only a few years, he will be capable of even more.
when Nathaniel summons up bartimeus, one of the most powerful genies in the magical world, he will dive deeper into the vast world of magic than he ever could have fathomed before
Nathaniel has been adopted by a grudging middle-class magician. He is eager to learn how to summon demons, but has he finally crossed the line? Will it cost him his life?
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