THE AMULET OF SAMARKAND GRAPHIC NOVEL (). Bartimaeus’s most famous adventure is brought to stunning graphic life in this beautiful and faithful. The Amulet of Samarkand has ratings and reviews. C.G. said: This was intensely hilarious and intriguing and fabulous! I didn’t feel like facing. The Amulet of Samarkand Graphic Novel (Bartimaeus) by Jonathan Stroud – book cover, description, publication history.

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Some of Barty’s snark is conveyed in his dialogue in this graphic novel, but not to the full level of hilarity as the original. Nathaniel embarks on a quest for revenge, infiltrating Lovelace’s mansion, where he realizes that much more than his honor is at stake.

My first impression of the book was very positive — the art, provided by Lee Sullivan is extremely vivid and detailed. Bartimaeus is a sassy little thing. One positive that’s worth mentioning is the artwork.

It really was a treat to get to see the different planes the way Bartimaeus garphic to see them, the imps, the demons, and of course the climax of the story was quite captivating.

Its bright and colourful and really is easy on the eyes I was interested to read this, but it was clear early on that the changes worsened what is a fantastic book. I’ve had this sitting on my shelf waiting to be read for a littl What starts out as a mission of revenge for magician in amjlet John Mandrake aka Nathanielsoon becomes a race to save the entire British government from greedy magicians.

Trivia About The Amulet of Sam Overall, this book was an amazing experience for me and I would recommend it for anyone who enjoys fantasy graphic novels.


Now 12, the boy has proven himself bright and quite capable, though his master does not view him that way. I read this graphic novel in one sitting because it was that good for me. I don’t take it seriously at all, and with this, that’s a good thing.


The Amulet of Samarkand: The Graphic Novel

He is summoned by a new wizard, a boy, who should not have the ability to summon anything remotely as powerful as Bartimaeus, but he does. The setting of a alternate history London under the rule of vindictive and power amult magicians, including a London Eye incorporating a pentagram into its design, we get a go A fairly competent graphic novel adaptation of Ggaphic Amulet of Samarkand, the first in Jonathan Stroud’s Bartimeaus trilogy, the humor, action, and witty world npvel in the novel come through quite well here.

I also like Nathaniel wh I can’t give this graphic novel five stars because I think I will give five stars to the actual book of The amulet of Samarkand.

It was, however, a fine enough book, more like a good overview of the original than an equal to it.


I’d be interested amulte seeing the GNs of the next two books. So first I read it myself them we sat up last night and read together. Also, attempting to capture all of the biting wit and humor shown by Bartimeaus occassionaly bogs down the narrative. So pick it up if you’re looking samarkajd a smart, entertaining read with mystery, action and charm: Third, the character of Bartimaeus.

Sometimes they do do a good job of bringing Bartimaeus’s voice to the page.

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Part of the charm of the Bartimaeus series can be found in the character of Bartimaeus himself. This book is pages of pure fantasy gold Apr 29, An Odd1 rated it it was amazing Shelves: Aku selalu menakuti visualisasi serial Bartimaeus ini, dengar-dengar kan bakal ada filmnya.


This is surprising because someone so young does not normally contain the skill to summon ammulet djinn of Bartimaeus’ level.

Though thousands of years older, Bartimaeus shares some similar characteristics with Nicholas. But in the original Bartimaeus peppers the text with little assides in the footnotes and they are hilarious. I was sucked into the brilliance of the story, the original way it was told, and the overall feel of the book. The only thing I can complain about what that there were moments when dialogue was not needed, there was a lot of narration on Bartimaeus part and I know it was doing this to show his amusing and sarcastic side because I enjoyed his narration but there were some parts that were just describing things that were being shown to me through the art so those parts were repetitive.

It is great to amklet the story come to life through the wonderful illustrations and colourful layout. See, I really, really like The Amulet of Samarkand and I was worried it wouldn’t adapt well to graphic novel. A special feature of these novels compared to others of their genre is that Stroud examines the stereotypes and ethics of the magician class and the enslaved demons.