New PDF release: Bartimaeus Trilogy 03, Ptolemys Gate

By Jonathan Stroud

ISBN-10: 0786818611

ISBN-13: 9780786818617

3 years after the occasions of The Golem's Eye, the younger magician Nathaniel is a longtime member of the British govt. yet he faces unparalleled difficulties: international wars are going badly and Britain's enemies are mounting assaults with reference to London. more and more distracted, he's treating Bartimaeus worse than ever: the long-suffering djinni is transforming into susceptible from an excessive amount of time during this global, and his persistence is at an finish. in the meantime, undercover in London, Kitty has been stealthily finishing her learn into magic and Bartimaeus' previous. She hopes to damage the unending cycle of clash among djinn and people -- yet will she have the capacity to get a person to pay attention? earlier than any of those difficulties should be resolved, catastrophe moves London from an unforeseen resource and the destinies of Bartimaeus, Nathanial, and Kitty are thrown jointly once again. they need to face treacherous magicians, a long-fermented conspiracy, and an enemy from 'The different position' that threatens London and the area. Worst of all, they need to by some means take care of one another . . . Bartimaeus lovers should be entranced via Stroud's brilliantly conceived finale to the sequence -- bound to be an important top vendor.

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For another hour she sat there, flipping contentedly through the dusty pages. Some books were useless, written in foreign tongues, or in phrases so abstruse that the sentences seemed to coil up on themselves before her eyes. The rest were dense and forbidding. They gave her lists of pharaohs, of civil servants, of the warrior-priests of Ra; they provided tables of known summonings, of surviving records, of obscure demons sent on mundane tasks. It was a daunting search, and more than once, Kitty's head nodded.

Nope: no fox's coiffure in the vicinity. Men, women, children, yes. All the flotsam and jetsam of humanity. But no Jenkins. This was Mandrakes fault. If he'd given me a few months' rest, my head would be clearer. I wouldn't keep getting distracted. It was like the time when— Concentrate. Perhaps Jenkins was on a bus. I did a quick flypast the nearest few, but the secretary was not aboard. Which meant he'd either dematerialized or gone inside a building.... I noticed a pub now, the Cheddar Cheese, squeezed between two government offices, roughly at the point where Jenkins had vanished.

Rekhyt: Engl. : lapwing. This bird symbolized slavery to the Egyptians; occurs commonly in tomb art and in hieroglyphs on magicians' papyri. Demons with this byname recur in the Old, New, and Late Periods. Demons plural . . That was frustrating. But she'd pinned the epoch down, for sure. Bartimaeus had been employed in Egypt; for some of that time, at least, he had been known as Rekhyt. In her mind's eye Kitty saw the djinni as she remembered him: dark, slight, wearing a simple wraparound kilt.

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