About product Wizards from time immemorial summon spirits and make them serve themselves. And no one cares what free thinking creatures feel when they are forced to fulfill other people’s whims. In the long history of mankind, there was only one wizard who treated spirits not as slaves, but as friends — Ptolemy of Alexandria. Once he even managed to go beyond reality and visit Another Place, the world of spirits. Nobody dared to repeat his experience … Nobody — until today. Kitty Jones, a rebel who began to study magic, wants to change the current order of things. To do this, she needs the help of a genie named Bartimeus. To gain his trust, she is ready to go through the Gate of Ptolemy … “The Bartimaeus Trilogy has won the Mythopoetic Prize, which is awarded for outstanding works in the fantasy genre that develop the traditions of J.R.R. Tolkien and K. Lewis. The story is written in excellent artistic language and filled with humor. The book is endowed with social connotations and refers to the genre of the novel about growing up.