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Say My Name, Say My Name

Names have a lot of power. Just try saying someone’s name when they’re across the room, and see how quickly they turn to look at you. The idea that names are somehow magical is something I first came across in … Continue reading

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Djinn and Men Together

Ptolemy’s Gate, by Jonathan Stroud – The last volume in the Bartimaeus Trilogy is a fitting end to the whole thing, with the various loose ends brought to a head. We finally have Nathaniel (otherwise known as John Mandrake) and … Continue reading

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Bartimaeus Is Back

The Golem’s Eye, by Jonathan Stroud – The second volume in the Bartimaeus Trilogy continues with a story seen from multiple points of view. One of the main characters is again Nathaniel, better known as John Mandrake, a young magician … Continue reading

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