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For questions about Jonathan Stroud, a British author of fantasy.

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How many magical entities exist in the world of Bartimaeus?

In the Bartimaeus books magical entities are "killed" all the time. This is notably different from just returning to the "other place", they actually stop existing. As far as I know there is no ...
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Which spells of Nathaniel would the amulet of Samarkand not protect Bartimaeus from?

I just started reading the Bartimaeus sequence and I am probably overlooking important stuff. But I wonder: why Bartimaeus doesn't return to retrieve the Amulet of Samarkand, so as to shield ...
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When are the Bartimaeus books set?

Jonathan Stroud's Bartimaeus trilogy, consisting of The Amulet of Samarkand, The Golem's Eye, and Ptolemy's Gate, is set in a version of our world (mainly London, with some scenes in Prague and the ...