The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials
The sleek delusion vintage that Entertainment Weekly named an “All-Time maximum Novel” and Newsweek hailed as a “Top a hundred e-book of All Time.” Philip Pullman takes readers to an international the place people have animal familiars and the place parallel universes are inside of reach.
Lyra is speeding to the chilly, some distance North, the place witch clans and armored bears rule. North, the place the Gobblers take the youngsters they steal--including her buddy Roger. North, the place her fearsome uncle Asriel is attempting to construct a bridge to a parallel world.
Can one small woman make a distinction in such nice and negative endeavors? this can be Lyra: a savage, a schemer, a liar, and as fierce and precise a champion as Roger or Asriel may want.
But what Lyra does not recognize is that to assist on of them can be to betray the other...
A masterwork of storytelling and suspense, Philip Pullman's award-winning The Golden Compass is the 1st within the His darkish fabrics sequence, which keeps with The sophisticated Knife and The Amber Spyglass.
A no 1 New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the parent Prize for kid's Fiction
Published in forty Countries
"Arguably the easiest juvenile myth novel of the prior twenty years." --The Washington submit
"Very grand indeed." --The ny Times
"Pullman is sort of potentially a genius." --Newsweek
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