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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Unfortunately this does have its drawbacks as well. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Drawing style wasn’t the best but it did a great job summarizing and illustrating a fun book. Apr 10, Miz Lizzie rated it really liked it Shelves: However, my only negative would be the size of the writing.

Political intrigue and corruption, power-mongering, class segregation, magicians and djinni all combine to form an intense, deep, on-the-edge-of-your-seat journey. Just read the book!! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The Amulet of Samarkand Graphic Novel. They need to be faithful to the source material, while making sure the adaptation fits its new format. Ae can clearly see what he’s doing in the illustration.

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Nicholas struggles between his over-reaching ambition and his desire for maternal comfort, while the novel as a whole balances suspenseful action with humorous interactions. Sometimes the font with even grapyic to read as it was so small.

Sometimes they do do a good job of bringing Bartimaeus’s voice to the page. On a more positive note, as a librarian I have witnessed this particular adaptation draw new readers into the series, so I believe that it has it’s merits and will work well for damarkand readers.

The Amulet of Samarkand starts off the same way the novel did with the summoning of Bartimaeus the djinn by a young twelve year old magician. I didn’t necessarily find it a bad or read, but it had a lot of issues.


For the reluctant reader, I would imagine graphic novels are more inviting, and the art work in this be enough to pull most people in. What I really didn’t like, however, was how Nathanial was treated.

While I’ve heard of Jonathan Stroud before, Graphkc was not aware this was based on the first book of a series he wrote. And perhaps that’s what people are looking for, the “Readers Digest” version of these books.

It was a great break in my work day to sit back and relax with this. Set in modern-day London controlled by magicians, this brilliant adaptation of Jonathan Stroud’s bestselling novel will enthral readers of all ages.

And what you’ll find within, isn’t some glossed over simplification.

Hopefully, this will stir a ready to tackle the novel and its great sequels. The whole apprentice idea has been done over and over and oooover, of course, and this was a little cliche. The artwork is very detailed, with perfect shading and use of color. The setting of a alternate history London under the rule of vindictive and power hungry magicians, including a London Eye incorporating a pentagram into its design, we get a go A fairly competent graphic novel adaptation of The Amulet of Samarkand, the first in Jonathan Stroud’s Bartimeaus trilogy, the humor, action, and witty world building in the novel come through quite well here.

Lockwood and co is way better. Nov 09, May rated it liked it Shelves: The colours are delicious – rich yet real, bright yet not busy, with realistic shading and other changes of tone.

In any case, I tell you this so you can evaluate my react You know, I’ve tried but I have not become a huge fan of graphic novels.

The Amulet of Samarkand (graphic novel)

Magicians can summon magical creatures to do their bidding. I loved this book when I read the novel about a year ago. Lihat saja covernya, muka Barty di situ disguising as gargoyle persis seperti muka liciknya di cover Amulet of Jovel versi Hyperion, cover versi terbaik serial ini walau graphic novel ini adalah versi Corgi.


May 10, Jaimie rated it it was ok. Want to Read saving….

There is a bad wizard out there. In the original, he’s an obnoxious, self-centered, pompous jerk with an understandably skewed view of life. The art is nice, but pretty standard YA literary adaptation style.

On the other hand, the amu,et viewpoints from Bartimeaus and Nathaniel feels a bit muddled in the comic, and it’s easy to lose track of who is narrating a specific scene, especially when both characters appear together. This book is pages of pure fantasy gold Maybe one or two minor swear words, if any. Tanpa pikir panjang langsung disamber deh bukunya.

Samarmand, a great fun read that will make you want to go out and buy the orginal books.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Again, this is actually a good thing as more of the story remains. Bagaimana dong nasib footnote yang panjang-panjang dan lucu itu? The graphic novel does a nice job of trying to capture that ineffable character that is Bartimaeus, however the shortened amullet really can’t do him justice. After being humiliated by Simon Lovelace, twelve-year-old magician Nathaniel schemes to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from Lovelace’s own home. Oct 14, Shadowsword rated it liked it.

Dan ternyata diriku tidak salah. Book ratings by Goodreads. Bartimaeus is funny and sarcastic, and helps lighten the mood of the story without ruining the suspense.