Bartimaeus Trilogy, anyone?

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Have you read/heard of this series?

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Postby mystmoon » Mon Jun 28, 2010 4:23 pm

:shock: that image is seared into my brain now *shudders*
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Postby Jane » Mon Jun 28, 2010 9:05 pm

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The artist makes them out of lard, too. It's pretty creepy.
It's supposed to reflect the sinny greed of humanity.

Too much of a good thing: Pumpkin
It's healthy, but my mother keeps making it every. single. night. so now I don't like it anymore. It tastes like a sweet potato.
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Postby michelanCello » Tue Jun 29, 2010 6:12 am

I don't like pumpkin... :x
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Postby mystmoon » Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:17 am

sounds like me and icing
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Postby Jane » Tue Jun 29, 2010 10:24 am

Eurgh, icing!
I hate those cupcakes where it's just a small blob of plain cake with a GIGANTICALLY MASSIVE icing/frosting thing on the top.
It's, like, toothache sweet. And tastes like diabetes. :P

Blargh.
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Postby ShadowNinjaCat » Tue Jun 29, 2010 7:36 pm

michelanCello wrote:I don't like pumpkin... :x


Try it with cinnamon and sugar than it's goooooood :)
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Postby michelanCello » Tue Jun 29, 2010 8:26 pm

I used to eat pumkin with pumkin when I was like 1-2 years old... I guess I've had enough for my whole life. :wink:
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Postby Jane » Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:15 pm

Pumpkin tastes and looks like a more fiber-y version of sweet potato. A good cook/devious mother could probably trick a pumpkin hater. :)

I used to eat animal organs till I figured out what they were and what they did.
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Postby ColinEdwards » Tue Oct 19, 2010 4:50 pm

Having just finished reading the proof of the LATEST Bartimaeus book - 'Ring of Solomon' - I thought I ought to pick up this thread again.

The hardback is out now - the fourth in the trilogy - and a prequel to Barty's life before his adventures in our more modern times. He is back in Egypt and meeting some familiar djinn for the first time.

If you liked the first three books you will LOVE the new one!

I would really like to hear what others think of Jonathan Stroud. I am clearly biased but I think he is one of our most under-rated authors and I champion his work alongside Marcus Sedgwick, another genius in waiting, whenever I get the chance.
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Postby michelanCello » Tue Oct 19, 2010 5:03 pm

I didn't know there was a new one! :shock:
Yippie! :D :D

Love all the Bartimaeus books. He reminds me of Rincewind in some way... :wink:
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Tue Oct 19, 2010 5:21 pm

Have only read the first novel, thought that was quite good :wink:

Shall see if I can find the second one somewhere :P
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Postby mystmoon » Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:03 pm

damn! i've got two birthdays this month otherwise that would be sat on my bookshelf right now
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Postby Penfold » Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:31 pm

mystmoon wrote:damn! i've got two birthdays this month otherwise that would be sat on my bookshelf right now

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Postby mystmoon » Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:28 am

if the two birthdays were my birthdays...that would be totally awesome! but no, my family and friends are intent on crippling me by all having birthdays near christmas :(
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Postby michelanCello » Wed Oct 20, 2010 6:05 pm

My birthday is in less than a month... :wink:
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