The Ring of Solomon

A Bartimaeus Novel

By Stroud, Jonathan & Jones, Simon

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978-0-30773-863-9
Publisher
Listening Library


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on March 1, 2011

Gr 6 Up—Rejoice! Bartimaeus, the incorrigible djinni introduced in Jonathan Stroud's The Amulet of Samarkand (Disney-Hyperion, 2003), is back and he's as cheeky as ever. This story (Hyperion, 2010) takes place 3,000 years earlier than the Samarkand trilogy. Bartimaeus and eternal foe Faquarl are enslaved to an evil sorcerer who works for King Solomon. A number of plots entwine with the central one of a Sheban assassin, Asmira, on a suicide mission to kill King Solomon and steal hi...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2011

This welcome prequel to the Bartimaeus trilogy is set in 950 BCE and places the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon, among other principals, in a world controlled by magic. Bartimaeus, as a supercilious and arrogant ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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