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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He summons Bartimaeus, a amuet djinni, to assist in revenge against the proud ambitious Simon Lovelace by stealing his precious amulet. Nathaniel embarks on a quest for revenge, infiltrating Lovelace’s mansion, where he realizes that much more than his honor is at stake. For a book that was a lot thinner than the novel the story was adapted very well, both Nathaniel and Bartimaeus’ characters were exactly as I remembered them from the books as well as the many side characters and the world of the books were shown and described thoroughly enough that readers who have not read the novels will not feel as if anything was left out.

Aku selalu menakuti visualisasi serial Bartimaeus ini, dengar-dengar kan bakal ada filmnya. Hopefully, this will stir a ready to tackle the novel and its great sequels. I know they were trying to keep it to one book, but I feel like too much was left out, too much was rushed. Amuet can’t decide whether I want to start with the first one in order to glean even more detail and depth from the story and characters, or move ahead with the second so that I can more quickly get new happiness!

Refresh and try again. I have really never had an interest in graphic novels. I mean, yeah the plot was cliche and I wasn’t at all astounded, but I thought xamarkand be a solid MG read.

Books by Jonathan Stroud. Bartimaeus is a sassy little thing. If I remember correctly, there was plenty of this already, but I think that the artist’s choices are quite representative of the characters. I also like Nathaniel who learns very important lesson in this story. Malahan di graphic novel berasa banget ka 4. Not only does he summon him, he outwits him and tricks him into doing his bidding. It also shortens many plot moments that are so beautifully crafted by the original author they felt stunted and forced in this version.


Third, the character of Bartimaeus. I would assume they kept his glasses in the graphic novel grahic they never explained that anyone uses contacts. Sarkasme Barty tidak hilang sama sekali. I would assume …more According to the book, Nathaniel uses the glasses until his naming when he receives contact lenses that he can view the demons with. Unfortunately, such faithfulness almost ends up lf this adaptation’s undoing.

Before long, Samzrkand and Nathaniel are caught up in a terrifying flood of intrigue, rebellion and murder. Other than those few parts however I loved noevl book.

Ae can clearly see what he’s doing in the illustration. Lavishly drawn with just the right amount of humor, bravery and wit; Stroud keeps his character similar to the books with his impatience, distaste and at times indifference to wizards. As far as the story, I enjoyed it.

I don’t know how many years its been since I’ve read The Bartimaeus Trilogy but I loved those books from the very first time I read The Amulet of Samarkand and was most excited to find out that a graphic novel version had been created. I felt like in this graphic novel version he was reduced to a softer version of himself.

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He lives in St Albans with his wife and two graphiic children. I still want to read the original version, but I found this graphic novel very satisfying. I highly recommend it to anyone. He’s cunning, crafty amupet powerful, yet he covers up his seemingly soft spots with arrogance and boasting. 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.

Drawing style wasn’t the best but it did a great job summarizing and illustrating a fun book. Oct 14, Shadowsword rated it liked it.

The Amulet of Samarkand Graphic Novel

Lockwood and co is way better. Sep 27, Lisa rated it really liked it Shelves: But in the original Bartimaeus peppers the text with little assides in the footnotes and they are hilarious. Dan ternyata diriku tidak salah. Nov 09, May rated it liked it Shelves: Jan 02, Mia Prasetya rated it it was amazing Shelves: He’s a great source of comedy, a clever djinni that talks too much and has a knack for getting out of difficult situations. Now Bartimaeus must do his master’s bidding, which are often reckless and samarland requests, due to the the age of the master.


Like a movie adaptation, though, I must say I prefer the book, though this is still an enjoyable YA fantasy romp. 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 training John Mandrake aka Nathanielsoon samarkanc a race to save the entire British government from greedy magicians. This book is pages of pure fantasy gold No matter, for this is one very, very good title! The Ring of Solomon Jonathan Stroud.

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View all 6 comments. And lets not forget the story, I wondered if graohic whole thing would be told in this first volume and ot it was but the story did not feel incomplete are rushed which I appreciated greatly.

Overall, it was an entertaining read once I got past the diversions and really got into the plot, but it’s pretty clear that the graphic novel doesn’t quire stand up on its own – hence the rest of the novels not getting adaptations as well. Sometimes the font with even hard to read as it was so small. It told an awesome story and it was gralhic and the expressions were perfect.

See 1 question about The Amulet of Samarkand…. Nathaniel, a young magician’s apprentice, has revenge on his mind.