The Amulet of Samarkand: The Graphic Novel

Amulet of Samarkand Graphic Novel“Once, a magician demanded I show him the love of his life. I rustled up a mirror.”

A Bartimaeus Graphic Novel
Adapted by Jonathan Stroud and Andrew Donkin

Art by Lee Sullivan
Colours by Nicolas Chapuis
Lettering by Chris Dickey

A modern-day London run by magicians. A stolen amulet. A tale of intrigue, murder, and revenge.

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Nathaniel, a twelve-year-old magician-in-training, thinks he’s ready to take on more challenging spells. With revenge against the proud and ambitious Simon Lovelace on his mind, he masters one of the toughest spells of all and summons Bartimaeus, a 5000-year-old djinni, to assist him.

Buy on Amazon USBut summoning a djinni and controlling him are two different things entirely. When Nathaniel sends Bartimaeus to steal Lovelace’s greatest treasure, the Amulet of Samarkand, he finds himself caught in a whirlwind of espionage, murder, and rebellion.

The magic comes to cinematic life in The Amulet of Samarkand. This is Bartimaeus as you’ve never seen him before.

Chosen as a Great Graphic Novel for Teens by the Young Adult Libraries Association (USA)

“The whole artwork is superlative… this is the best preteen-read-to-graphic-novel book I’ve yet seen…”
“Sullivan’s art is stunning… a terrific adaptation of a great novel.”
 John Freeman,

Amulet of Samarkand artwork…Bartimaeus’ most famous adventure has been brought to stunning graphic life in this beautiful adaptation… This book is 144 pages of pure fantasy gold… It is great to see the story come to life through the wonderful illustrations and colourful layout.” (Scribbler!)

Amulet of Samarkand Artwork