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La porta di Tolomeo (Bartimaeus Sequence #3)

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I destini di Bartimeus, Nathaniel e Kitty s'intrecciano un'ultima volta: ed è la resa dei conti. Finalmente si conosceranno i segreti del passato di Bartimeus, si potrà guardare oltre la Porta di Tolomeo, nel mondo dei demoni, ci sarà una battaglia senza esclusione di colpi che deciderà il destino dell'umanità in una spettacolare "notte dei morti viventi".
Hardcover, 503 pages
Published 2006 by Salani (first published 2005)
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Amanda
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Jamie
Fantastic final book to the Bartimaeus Trilogy. I actually give this a 4.5 stars. In this book, Bartimaeus, Nathaniel (John Mandrake) and Kitty are back. Its three years after the events with the golem from the second book. Nathaniel is now a member of the council and one of the closest magicians to the minister and holds substantial power. Kitty had been working as an assistant to a magician in order to gain knowledge on Bartimaeus and his past. Bartimaeus....well he is much as he has been in t ...more
Mike (the Paladin)
This book is very close to 5 stars...let us say it's another of those 4.5 books. I can recommend it and I do, but with a caveat, it is considered to be a youth or YA book. Be sure that your "youth" is mature enough for the book. I will go so far as to add a spoiler below for those who wish to know in more detail what I mean.

This is the third in the Bartimaeus Trilogy. They are good books, and deal with in an over all sense attitudes of cooperation and equality. The Magicians are the ruling clas
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Stephen
4.5 to 5.0 stars. Having now finished the entire trilogy, I can say that this ranks in my top 5 "All Time" YA fantasy series ever. After loving the first book, The Amulet of Samarkand, I was a little disappointed in the second volume, The Golem's Eye, for reasons set out in my review. Thus I was a little worried about how the final installment would play out.

Turns out that each one of my gripes about the second volume were dealt with beautifully in this story. The series ended on an incredibly
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Mia Queen
Bisa dibilang kesan yang saya dapat setelah membaca bartimaeus trilogy ini tidak sama dengan membaca kisah fantasy biasa.
Tanya kenapa?

Mungkin karena celetukan Barti yang apa adanya dan bikin ngekek kalo baca sendirian malam-malam in ngangenin. Saya jadi berasa kenal dekat dengan sosok Barti.

Atau bisa jadi juga karena membaca ketiga buku ini, saya dapat merasakan pertumbuhan masing-masing karakter plus juga gejolak commoner, penyihir, demon yang kian gelap dan kian menegangkan.
Nat, dari seorang
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David
The British empire is falling apart, even as its troops are fighting off the rebellion in America. Commoners are starting to protest in the streets of London, as they see the casualty numbers. Meanwhile, the elite magicians cannot put aside their personal ambitions for a moment, to think through how to preserve their country and their empire.

Young Nathaniel, a magician who is slipping away from his earlier idealism, writes wartime propaganda for hometown consumption. Idealistic, feisty Kitty Jon
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Maria Salinas
In this fantastic ending to a wonderful trilogy, Jonathan Stroud has managed to do something that I find is rarely done in any series. With Nathaniel, Kitty, and most importantly, Bartimaeus back for another riveting book, deeper conflicts emerge that we didn't fully understand in the previous two books. With secrets from Bartimaeus's past, we get a window peek at The Other Place, and a slowly changing relationship between the three characters, this book is by far the greatest ending to the tril ...more
Nenangs
Amazing book. Not Perfect, but amazing nonetheless...

The transformations of the characters, the plot, the storytelling, the battles, the culmination, the ends, they're just great!

In average, the trilogy got 4 stars from me.
Sarah
Feb 19, 2011 Sarah rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Whoever loves Fantasy
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Chie
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Weni
Buku ini adalah penutup trilogi petualangan penyihir muda Nathaniel dan jin level keempat berusia 5000 tahun yang berlidah tajam dan super narsis bernama Bartimaeus. Sejak buku pertama, Barty (dan catatan kakinya) selalu membuat saya tertawa :D

Terjawab sudah siapa penyihir keempat yang membantu Lovelace memanggil demon hebat Ramuthra di buku pertama.
Tersingkap sudah siapa 'si penyandang dana' yang memberitahu Kitty dkk cara2 untuk membongkar makam sang legenda, Gladstone, di buku kedua.
Terkuak s
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ian
I just finished reading the last book of The Bartimaeus Trilogy a few minutes ago. The whole set is exciting and very funny. I just loved it.[return][return][return][return]The Bartimaeus Trilogy is made up of the following books: The Amulet of Samarkand, The Golem's Eye, and Ptolemy's Gate. The story revolves around Nathaniel, a young magician who develops his powers and ascends the ranks in the English government, which is run by magicians. In the story, magicians get their power from spirits ...more
Nilam Suri
HAH??? HAH???? *masih terus membalik buku dengan ekspresi tidak percaya*

What the ****


ARRRGHHHHH!!!!!!

Sial!Sial!Sial!!!!!

oh sh*T...


(review menyusul, butuh waktu untuk menenangkan diri)
Jaemi
First and foremost, if you haven't read the first two books of this trilogy (The Amulet of Samarkand, The Golem's Eye), I wouldn't start with this one. Without all the back-story there's a lot to miss. That being said, I think this might have been the best of the three.

We're back in London, after the downfall of the Lovelace affair, and Nathaniel/Jonathan Mandrake, is now Information Minister. The Commoners are growing restless, the war in America is going poorly, and Bartimaeus has been kept in
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Glassshadow
First of all, don't be fooled by the "Young Adult Fiction" label.I think anyone who enjoys a good read should give this trilogy a try. Yes, I even recommend it to those who don't normally read fantasies.
This books is the final installment in the Bartimaeus trilogy, and arguably the most unique and satisfying conclusion I've ever read in any story.
I find most fantasy heroes to be generic and predictable, for they are "destined" to fulfill an important role. They are depicted as brave, determine
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Joan
This made up for the middle book being a bit of a drag. We find out who is this guy Ptolemy that Bartimaeus likes so much, and why. Nathaniel, turned John, a rather self centered magician in the current government quickly getting more corrupt, finds his youthful idealism and potential love. Kitty is only the second person in Bartimaeus's experience to do the same thing as Ptolemy did, gaining a huge amount of respect from Bartimaeus. I realize not a lot of this makes a whole lot of sense but I'd ...more
Mery
Buku ke tiga semakin bagus aja....
si Nath yang semakin populer, dengan seenaknya memperkerjakan para Jin...
Barty merasa jengah dengan Jin Jin baru yang lebih sotoy dari dia...

Yaiyalah Barty gitu loh, ngerasa keki dia disamaratakan dengan jin-jin kelas bawah ;D

Apa sih yang bikin kita jatuh cinta dengan Barty?
Kesotoyannya
Kesokkerennya
Sikap ogah-ogahannya
Sikap penyayangnya

Ahhhh jadi kangen Barty...

walau pada kecewa dengan endingnya, termasuk aku, kalau dipikir2 memang lebih baik seperti itu...

Bosen
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Mary Grace Nakao
This is by far, the best book ive read the whole year and possibly one of the best in my entire life. If I could make a top ten list of my favorite books, this is definitely one of the top five or three. Doesn't really matter cuz its THAT great.

Even up until now, I could still feel the tightness in my chest and the shallowness of my breath. I havent felt like this about a book for almost a year.

Let me start from the very beginning. The book started out okay. It wasn't really gripping enough but
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Kat
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Liz
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Vasya
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C.E. Crowder
The Bartimaeus books join that rare breed of trilogies in which every volume shines. This third in the series depends more frequently on coincidences launched by whims and hunches to guide the characters more easily through the plot, but that's a minor nitpick. Nathaniel is now a full-fledged minister of the government and at first seems entirely divorced from conscience, until we learn his memories of the second book's events are weighing on his mind. Kitty has remained in London and found mean ...more
erry
Bartimaeus, jin berusia 5000 thn yang harus menerima tindakan sewenang-wenangan masternya. Akibatnya, energinya semakin habis akibat terlalu lama ditahan di bumi. Ia jadi semakin lemah.

Nathaniel, sekarang sedang benar-benar naik daun sekaligus menambah musuhnya. Nathaniel telah sepenuhnya berubah menjadi John Mandrake yang tertutup, gila kerja, ketus, menyebalkan dan sewenang-wenang. 1

Mandrake dihadapkan pada konspirasi besar-besaran yang melibatkan penyihir berkuasa serta jin-jin paling kuat ya
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Shannon (Giraffe Days)
This is a great ending to an excellent trilogy. I've said it before and I'm not ashamed to say it again: don't let the marketing towards the Young Adult bracket put you off; as an adult, and avid adult fantasy book reader, this trilogy could easily be considered for the shelves of the "adult" section too (which is where I found it in Australia, with, dare I say it, much better cover art). The language is quite sophisticated, which is great when mixed with engaging story-telling, in improving the ...more
Amin
الان که این چند خط رو مینویسم ساعت 5 صبحه و من تازه کتاب رو تموم کردم.
راستش نمیدونم راجع به این کتاب چی بگم.
آغاز داستان معمولی بود.ضعف بارتیمیوس برای من که باهاش ارتباط برقرار کرده بودم تلخ بود.
روند داستان بد نبود.اواسط کار داستان واقعا اوج گرفت.زمان ظهور شیاطین در بدن های انسانی واقعا هیجان انگیز و هر لحظه اش غیر قابل پیش بینی بود.
اما پایان داستان.قبلا گفته بودم که داستان های با پایان شاد و خوب زیاد به دلم نمیشینه.داستان هایی که آخرش قهرمان با خوبی و خوشی ازدواج میکنه،با وجودی که قشنگه اما نه،ا
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Elevetha
I really don't have a whole lot to say about the final book in the Bartimaeus Trilogy. I quite enjoyed reading it but I must say that I found the ending highly surprising. (view spoiler) ...more
Andrew Obrigewitsch
Another great book in this series. Still my favorite Urban Fantasy series out there. Dresden needs to take notes on how not to tell the same story every time.
Negar
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Cécilia L.
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The ending of this book left me with the same feeling as when I read it the first time. A sort of bittersweet emptiness, a numbness of the mind.

I haven't spoken of her enough in the previous installments, but to this day, Kitty remains one of the best female characters ever made for children and young adults (scratch that, for EVERYONE). She is independent, strong-willed, yet also sensitive. She really shines in this one. Both she and Nathaniel accomplish what Ptolemy wished to see, huma
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Rebecca
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Jonathan Anthony Stroud is an author of fantasy books, mainly for children and youths.

Stroud grew up in St Albans where he enjoyed reading books, drawing pictures, and writing stories. Between the ages seven and nine he was often ill, so he spent most of his days in the hospital or in his bed at home. To escape boredom he would occupy himself with books and stories. After he completed his studies
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