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Jonathan Stroud


Author of fantasy books, mainly for children and young adults.
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Jonathan Stroud
Perhaps he'd want me to conjure up an illusion. That might be fun: there was bound to be a way of misinterpreting his request and upsetting him†.
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Maybe I'd better call a halt to the journal for a bit. Until something crops up, that is, which it hopefully won't for a couple of decades. In the meantime: farewell, enjoy your futile lives, etc. This is Bartimaeus, care of The Other Place, signing off.
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"Woken up, have you?" the woman said. Her voice was like broken glass in an ice bucket.†




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[T]he magician emerges from bed and we recount our tale. Her response lacks gratitude: stammering furiously, she chides us for the damage to her lawns and flowerbed. The boy is smacked; I am Spasmed; we both spend the day with nail-clippers attending to the damage to the garden.
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When I landed on the top of a lamppost in the London dusk it was peeing with rain.
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"I order you, Bartimaeus, to reveal whether you have diligently and wholly carried out your charge-"
"Of course I have - what do you think this is, costume jewelry?"
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"I'm Martha. And you are...?"
A small snuffle, a smaller voice. "Nathaniel."
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In the middle of the lawn was a lake adorned with an ornamental fountain, depicting an amorous Greek god trying to kiss a dolphin.†
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"Too much hate is bad for you," I ventured.
"Why?"
"Um..."
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