Post by Fabienne Sauberlich.
"The temperature of the room dropped fast. Ice formed on the curtains and crusted thickly around the lights in the ceiling. Then two yellow staring eyes materialized in the smoke. "Hey, it was his first time. I wanted to scare him"."
This is the beginning of Jonathan Stroud's Bartimaeus Triology, a fantasy series that is all at once fantastic, thrilling and funny, with two main characters that will immediately capture your heart.
So what's it about? The story is set in a world where wizards are the most powerful people, and humans without magical powers are lower class people. Wizards conjure up demons to work for them, but they treat them like dangerous slaves knowing that a demon will take every chance he gets to kill his master. Read more »