Ptolemy's Gate

Ptolemy's Gate

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Three years on from the events in The Golem's Eye, the magicians' rule in London is teetering on a knife-edge, with strikes, riots and general unrest. The Prime Minister is largely controlled by two advisers, one of whom is 17-year-old Nathaniel. Meanwhile, living under a false identity, Kitty has been researching djinn; she has come to believe that the only way to destroy the magicians is with an alliance of some kind between djinn and ordinary people. Kitty seeks out Bartimaeus and embarks on a terrifying journey into the djinn's chaotic domain - the Other Place - which no human being has ever survived. But even as she does so, Makepeace engineers a dramatic coup d'etat. The outcome is a shattering of the magicians' control and all magical laws are turned upside down. Can Bartimaeus, Nathaniel and Kitty settle old scores if they are to survive and prevent the earth's destruction?show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 34mm | 358.34g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0552550280
  • 9780552550284
  • 205,887

About Jonathan Stroud

Jonathan Stroud lives in St Albans, Hertfordshire, with his wife and small daughter, Isabelle. While writing his earlier novels, Buried Fire, The Leap and The Last Siege, he worked as an editor in a London publishing firm. Now, with world-wide interest in the best-selling Bartimaeus Trilogy, he devotes himself to full-time writing.He travels extensively, promoting his booksshow more

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2 3% (1,982)
1 1% (960)
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