Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Gr 6 Up–Fans of Stroud’s “ Bartimaeus Trilogy” (Hyperion) will cheer the return of the sarcastic, chatty, and. Much to his annoyance, Bartimaeus the djinni has been enslaved by King Solomon the Great, who commands his empire with an all-powerful magic ring. The Ring of Solomon is a prequel to The Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud. It was first published in Blurb It is B.C.E.. and King Solomon rules.

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And Bartimaeus really is the highlight of the od. I like the character of Asmira, but she is nowhere near as wonderfully flawed as Nathaniel was, nor did I want to root for her as strongly as I rooted for Kitty.


The land is ruled, generation after generation, by a hereditary queen, surrounded by her young female bodyguards and priestesses. The Ring of Solomon is being published in:.

Bartimaeus escapes, but Asmira is captured and taken before the true King Solomon. Surpassing the original trilogy i Revisiting the world of Bartimaius, fans will be rewarded with everything we loved about the original books: Another unpleasant element is that one of his fellow slaves is his old rival Faquarl.

Meanwhile, sarcastic Bartimaeous is causing as much trouble as he can, and when he gets rid of his master, he gets sentenced to work for Khaba, the most evil magician bartimasus Solomon’s lot.

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In addition, It left me wanting to go back and read the whole trilogy again! By the time you’re finished with it, if you haven’t already read the first three, you’ll be running full-tilt to get your hands on them. This book is hilarious, funny, and exciting. Asmira is then escorted to Jerusalem by Khaba and manages to persuade him to reluctantly dismiss the two djinn.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Swords and sorcerers, kings and queens, elves and dragons, myth and magic Bartimaeus devours the old man and by the magician’s death is released and returns to the Other Place.


Then there is the problem with prequeals. The Story of King Arthur. Solomon has just begun work on his or temple, charging Khaba, a formidable magician in his royal court, to oversee its construction. So when Solomon demands a high amount of that for nothing in return the Queen must resolve to kill Solomon to escape the shame of bowing down to another ruler. Things become even more complicated for Bartimaeus when he meets Asmira, a personal guard of soomon Queen of Sheba, sent to accomplish a seemingly impossible task.

It’s a prequel that feels like a sequel.

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To ask other readers questions about The Ring of Solomonplease sign up. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. January Learn how and when to remove this template message. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. But I don’t complain as much here as I did in Golem’s Eye I had little love for Kittybecause Asmira’s point of view is as full of action as is that of Bartimaues, and, fortunately, Asmira’s part of the story is incredibly important to the overall plot.

The writing is rich and melodious, it’s so soothing after all the chick lit I’ve been reading in a while.

Bartimaeus Sequence by Jonathan Stroud. It had so,omon you could wish for in an epic fantasy novel: I also had a hard time connecting with her. Read more about The Story of King Arthur. Bartimaeus describes it as akin to a dismissal. I like this book it is a lot fun ‘n you should get this book you will love Barty more and more and more and more! Just laugh, laugh and laugh brtimaeus my stomach hurts. Here the men sow the land while the women take care of the political and diplomatic areas of life.

Jonathan Stroud is the author of the best-selling Bartimaeus sequence, which is published in 35 languages and has sold six million copies worldwide.


After solomob this book, I kinda miss Tje because I absolutely love having him and Bartimaeus in the same solmoon.

Yah, ikuti saja petualangannya: In an unexpected move, he then puts the Ring on and commands the Spirit to seal Ammet inside a wine jar at the bottom of the sea tbe a few thousand years.

I hope there will be more books in this series soon. The Ring of Solomon by Jonathan Stroud. The prequeal to Bartimaeus Trilogy, the story is set in ancient Jersualem wh Argh!

E, King Solomon is ruling his kingdom with an batrimaeus fist or a very powerful ring to be more speceficdemanding immnense revenues after terrorising other kings and queens of far off lands.

Other books in the series. Faquarl insists on eating her but Bartimaeus hopes she can intercede with Khaba on their behalf. I really enjoyed the backbiting and self-serving human characters in the trilogy that came before this book, as well as the ever sarcastic and witty Bartimaeus.

Jonathan Stroud Jonathan Stroud is the author of the best-selling Bartimaeus sequence, which is published in 35 languages and has sold six million copies worldwide. Works by Jonathan Stroud. The Ring of Solomon, by Jonathan Stroud. How do you fill that big Harry Potter-shaped hole in your life? Whereas with the main trilogy Bartimaeus was amongst a great cast of characters and a dark, steady plot, this book is somewhat lacking in that department.

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I’m a big fan of Bartimaeus since I was a child, and imagine how thrilled I was when I found out Jonathan Stroud wrote one more book about Bartimaeus! Thanks for telling us about the problem. For the legendary ring, see Seal of Solomon. The first edition paperback bartimaeux published in Oct.