By Jonathan Stroud
The second one experience within the Bartimaeus trilogy unearths our younger apprentice magician Nathaniel operating his means up the ranks of the govt., while hindrance hits. A likely invulnerable clay golem is making random assaults on London. Nathaniel and the omnipotent, completely irreverent djinni, Bartimaeus, needs to trip to Prague to find the resource of the golem's strength. within the resulting chaos, readers will chase a dancing skeleton throughout London's skyline, come across the horror of the feared evening Police, witness a bold kidnapping, and input the Machiavellian global of the magician's executive. finally, Nathaniel and Bartimaeus need to move nose to nose with the fearsome golem prior to the shock identification of his grasp is eventually printed.
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It was unlike any Resistance attack he had ever seen. Far more devastating, for one thing. And its exact cause was quite unclear. A young woman appeared amid the debris of a nearby window. " "Tallow wants to speak with you. " The boy frowned slightly, but turned, and treading delicately to avoid getting too much brick dust on his patent leather shoes, descended the rubble into the 55 murk of the ruined building. A short, burly figure, wearing a dark suit and a hat with a wide brim, stood in what had once been the center of the shop.
It stood as tall as a man, and indeed carried itself as if this were so, standing upright on two long legs, with arms outstretched, and fingers clasping. But it was not a man; if anything, it looked more like a horribly distorted kind of monkey, oversized and very stretched. It had pale green fur across its body, except around its head and muzzle, where the fur grew dark green, almost black. The malevolent eyes were yellow. It cocked its head and smiled at them, flexing its tapering hands. A slender ribbed tail thrashed behind it like a whip, making the air sing.