Ptolemy's Gate

Stroud, Jonathan

Paperback - 2006
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Ptolemy's Gate
Dangerous adventures continue for the djinni Bartimaeus and his master, seventeen-year-old Nathaniel, a powerful magician who is serving as England's minister of information.

Published: New York : Hyperion Books For Children, 2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780786838684
Branch Call Number: J STR
Characteristics: 501 p. ;,23 cm.


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Feb 17, 2012
  • Hazeldeantag rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

If the other two books were good, then the third installment of the Bartimaeus trilogy is simply superb. In this marvelous conclusion, almost every character returns to play out an impeccable ending that leaves you gasping for more.

Dec 18, 2011

Really late to the thread here, but just couldn't help but add that Jonathan Stroud's Bartimaeus Trilogy is a highly-recommended successor to the Harry Potter series crown. The first, The Amulet of Samarkind, is an enjoyable read and allows Stroud to develop his world of magicians-as-conjurers, but the trilogy takes a risky and satisfying turn in The Golem's Eye, and culminates in a genuinely cataclysmic and emotional showdown in London's Hyde Park by this third installment, Ptolemy's Gate. I have to admit that I, too, found myself crying at the end of this terrific trilogy--I hope other HP fans find this trilogy as satisfying as I have!

Aug 20, 2011

I enjoyed this book very much. The characters are all very well developed. The ending made me cry for 5 days and the book made me lose my social life because i was SUPER obsessed with it. ;)

May 14, 2011
  • CATHERINE HANNAFORD rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Wonderfully moving. Bartimeaus is as funny and witty as ever. Jonathan Stroud ends the trilogy beautifully, shocking, and in the most heart wrenching way. The end deduced me to tears and was wonderfully satisfying.

Mar 18, 2011
  • bidbid rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This is one of the few series where I preferred the last book to the first. The ending was perfect.
The trilogy has a wonderful mix of humour and sadness.

Aug 27, 2009

really great book series, i am a big HP fan, and this series was really good, helped to fill time and take me to another world. :D

Nov 17, 2008
  • Julianne rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The third in a fantastic trilogy, Stroud does an amazing job immersing the reader into the world of the characters, making you feel their emotions. The narration style is very unique and captivating, and I highly recommend this book to Harry Potter Fans looking to fill the void!!


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