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The Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud

The Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud The eponymous character, Bartimaeus, is a five-thousand-year-old djinni, a boisterous and often reluctant spirit. The story follows the career of a teenage magician Nathaniel and Bartimaeus, whom he has summoned and nominally controls, through the alternative history of the peak of London’s domination as a magical oligarchy.   The Ring of Solomon (Bartimaeus #0.5): It is 950 B.C.E., and King Solomon rules Jerusalem with a steely hand; a hand on …

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