The Golem's Eye (Bartimaeus Trilogy, #2)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Young Adult Fantasy
Series: Bartimaeus (#2)
A worthy successor to the first in the series. Capably juggles three possible heroes, all with significant anti-hero qualities: sarcastic Bartimaeus, ruthlessly ambitious Nathaniel and terrorist/freedom-fighter Kitty. Good action, some pretty scary bits with skeletons that I'd keep away from the kid...
4.5 starsBartimaeus had me up in stitches!
bookshelves: alternative-history, fantasy, amusing, kiddlewinks, mystery-thriller, teh-brillianz, fraudio Recommended for: everyone Read in November, 2008 Love the Prague connection - it really is a magical city where myth and legend bubbles just under the surface. Walking up from the old town t...
Pages: 562. Genre: YA Fantasy. First Sentence: "At dusk, the enemy lit their campfires one by one, in greater profusion than on any night before." Summary: It has been a few years since Nathaniel and Bartimaeus last met, and since then, Nathaniel has made a name for himself in the British governm...
While I thoroughly enjoyed the first book in this series, The Amulet of Samarkand, The Golem's Eye did not live up to my expectations. Nathaniel is 14, and is going through an awkward stage in his life. This teenage angst combined with the fact that he has lost sight of his morals while moving up in...
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