Saturday Snip-pix: The Amulet of Samarkand

“One magician demanded I show him an image of the love of his life. I rustled up a mirror.” ~ Jonathan Stroud, The Amulet of Samarkand
“One magician demanded I show him an image of the love of his life. I rustled up a mirror.”
~ Jonathan Stroud, The Amulet of Samarkand

Saturday Snip-pixUnfair, I know to implicate this poor, meditating Bodhisattva with this accusation (after all, (s)he represents enlightenment, right?) But the ornateness coupled with the reflection does tie in with some of the attitude Stroud captures so well with Bartimaeus’ little act of rebellion here.

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