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The Ring of Solomon - Jonathan Stroud
The Ring of Solomon
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3.95 140
Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9780307738615 (0307738612)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Edition language: English
Series: Bartimaeus
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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
2.5 The Ring of Solomon, Jonathon Stroud
Bartimaeus the snarky, wise-cracking, self-aggrandising djinn is back for a...prequel! Set in the time of Solomon and tackling familiar issues of slavery and freedom and abuse of power, this book starts quite slowly and suffers the problem the original trilogy ran into; Bartimaeus is so bad-ass, coo...
Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it
4.0 The Ring of Solomon
As I progress through my "Unfinished Series" project for this year, I go back through my chronology of books read and catch up with the series from most recent to oldest. This means that the further into the list I go, the further back in time I'm going to revisit these series. In some cases, that...
Dancing Words
Dancing Words rated it
5.0 The Ring of Solomon
Bartimaeus outdid himself this time. Very witty and so funny. I am having a hard time moving on from this one. Still blinking and looking around, surprised that I'm not personally speaking with Bartimaeus at this rate abd having a telling-off from him.This is proof that a novel, nay, a series, a goo...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
5.0 The Ring of Solomon
I'm not sure if the book was a bit draggy, or if it was just me. It took me forever it feels like to finish, although the second half is pretty exciting and zippy, and I buzzed through that with no problems. I am fond of snarky Bartimaeus and his affection for young humans. And the digressive foot...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
Centuries before the events of The Amulet of Samarkand, the irreverrent djinni Bartimaeus was enslaved to a magician serving King Solomon. He involves himself in a young warrior's quest to assassinate the king, but on the moment of their victory they realize that there are far greater threats than ...
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