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The Amulet of Samarkand

AuthorJonathan Stroud

NarratorSteven Pacey

SeriesBartimaeus, Book 1

Duration9h 30m

CategoriesYoung Adult and Teen Fiction

Key StageKS4

PublisherRandom House

VersionUnabridged

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A young magician's apprentice, Nathaniel, secretly summons the irritable 5,000-year-old djinni, Bartimaeus, to do his bidding. The task for Bartimaeus is not an easy one - he must steal the powerful Amulet of Samarkand from Simon Lovelace, a master magician of unrivalled ruthlessness and ambition. Before long, Bartimaeus and Nathaniel are caught up in a terrifying flood of magical intrigue, rebellion and murder.

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