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His Dark Materials (laurel-leaf)

byPHILIP PULLMAN

Mass Market Paperback | September 23, 2003

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***** Just announced! THE BOOK OF DUST, the long-awaited new work from Philip Pullman, set in the world of His Dark Materials, will be published as a work in three parts, with the first volume to arrive in October 2017! *****


The Golden Compass
The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass are available together in a collectible His Dark Materials boxed set perfect for any fan or newcomer to this modern fantasy classic series that has graced the New York TimesWall Street JournalSan Francisco ChronicleBook Sense, and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists.


These thrilling adventures tell the story of Lyra and Will—two ordinary children on a perilous journey through shimmering haunted otherworlds. They will meet witches and armored bears, fallen angels and soul-eating specters. And in the end, the fate of both the living—and the dead—will rely on them.

Phillip Pullman’s spellbinding His Dark Materials trilogy has captivated readers for over twenty years and won acclaim at every turn. It will have you questioning everything you know about your world and wondering what really lies just out of reach.

Honors and Praise for His Dark Materials:
An Entertainment Weekly All-Time Greatest Novel

A Newsweek Top 100 Book of All Time


"Arguably the best juvenile fantasy novel of the past twenty years." —The Washington Post
 
"Very grand indeed." —The New York Times

“Pullman is quite possibly a genius.” —Newsweek
PHILIP PULLMAN is one of the most acclaimed writers working today. He is best known for the His Dark Materials trilogy (The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass), which has been named one of the top 100 novels of all time by Newsweek and one of the all-time greatest novels by Entertainment Weekly. He has also won many d...
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Title:His Dark Materials (laurel-leaf)Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:7.2 × 4.2 × 3 inPublished:September 23, 2003Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0440238609

ISBN - 13:9780440238607

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it I read this series as an adult and just adored it. Someone smarter than me filled in me on the politics of Phillip Pullman, and all of the allusions to Paradise Lost which gave me a greater appreciation of the work, but this is simply a great story.
Date published: 2017-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I wish I could be like Pullman From the start to the finish, you'll be hooked. Armoured bears, a knife, an althemioter(sorry, dunno spelling), a spyglass... How does Pullman do it? So much stuff... yet so organized and interesting. I WISH I COULD BE LIKE HIM!!!
Date published: 2004-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HOW DID HE DO IT?? i have read a lot of books, and i mean a lot, but these books are simply so good, i couldn't believe how he did it! by the first book i was hooked and everytime i start to read them i can't wait to finish them! this are simply as good as harry potter! they are funny, deep and full adventure and suspense!
Date published: 2004-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 3 Cheers For Pullman! Wow!The librarian at my school recomened this series for me and by the time I had finished them, I wished the series never ended! I am a big Harry Potter fan and I never thought I'd see the day, but this series is just as good! In fact, it's GREAT! I recomend it to everyone. With me now, Hip hip, hurray! Hip hip, hurray! Hip hip, hurray!!!
Date published: 2004-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible!!! I recently ordered a bunch of different novels to try to decide which I might like to read with my class as a novel study. I purchased the Golden Compass and liked it instantly. I couldn't bother with any of the other books that I'd also purchased until I had gone out, bought and read all three books of the trilogy. It is an incredible story, and I think every person, no matter how old or how young should read these books. You'll be pulled through them right until the very end, good luck not getting too emotional!
Date published: 2004-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from His Dark Materials, Incredible My mum and brother read these books so i decided to try reading them. I started The Golden Compass and got a bit bored at the begining and i left it for about a month. Then i tried continuing and loved it so much. Then i read the next to books. By the time I was finished The Amber Spyglass i Wanted there to be tons more in the series but unfortunetly its a trilogy. The best one is definetly the third. After that i waited for the fifth Harry Potter and finally read it when it came out. But i didn't enjoy it because it was nothig like His Dark Materials. There's only one word that can descibe this trilogy: Incredible.
Date published: 2003-10-05

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Fantasy fans will be captivated by this remarkable trilogy -- The Golden Compass, The Subtle Kife and The Amber Spyglass -- which unites Lyra and Will, children from two very different worlds who are about to discover many, many more as higher powers battle for supremacy.