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The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud
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Mar 01, 09

bookshelves: favorites, fantasy

The duel storytelling, very nice. Very distinct, not being told, I would know who was telling the story.

Very good book in the tradition of wizard and djinni. <3
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Jonathan Stroud
“There was a loud cough from the man on the stand. I replaced My Magic Mirror carefully on his tray, gave him a cheesy smile, and went my way.”
Jonathan Stroud, The Amulet of Samarkand

Jonathan Stroud
“The column hung above the middle of the pentacle, bubbling ever upward against the ceiling like the cloud of an erupting volcanoe. There was a barely perceptible pause. Then two yellow staring eyes materialized in the heart of the smoke.
Hey, it was his first time. I wanted to scare him. And it did, too.”
Jonathan Stroud, The Amulet of Samarkand

Jonathan Stroud
“One magician demanded I show him an image of the love of his life. I rustled up a mirror.”
Jonathan Stroud, The Amulet of Samarkand


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