Lyra's Oxford (His Dark Materials, #3.5)
Contains a short story that finds Lyra with her daemon Pantalaimon. Sitting on the roofs of Oxford, she sees a bird, the daemon of a witch, a storm petrel flying towards her pursued by a huge and angry flock of starlings. This text is illustrated in black and white wood-blocks, together with... show more
Contains a short story that finds Lyra with her daemon Pantalaimon. Sitting on the roofs of Oxford, she sees a bird, the daemon of a witch, a storm petrel flying towards her pursued by a huge and angry flock of starlings. This text is illustrated in black and white wood-blocks, together with three-colour pull out maps.
Publish date: November 1st 2007
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
Pages no: 55
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Short Stories
Series: His Dark Materials (#3)
When I'm not reading HDM, sometimes I'll wonder if these little companion books are necessary. And then I reread HDM, find myself desperate for more of Lyra and her world and decide, yes, they absolutely are. Now give us the green book already, Philip Pullman.
This was way too short! I wanted it to be much longer than it was. We get to catch up with Lyra who is now at Oxford studying. She and Pan (remember Pan?) get caught up in a plot that ends with them winning the day. Honestly the book was just a nice sneak peek at what Lyra has been up to since "Th...
Dernière nouvelle faisant partie du cycle "A la croisée des Mondes" qu'il me restait à lire, désormais c'est bel et bien fini. Quel bonheur de retrouver Lyra et son daemon une dernière fois dans cet univers parallèle faisant suite aux 3 tomes principaux. Une histoire courte, entrainante, mais qui n'...
This was a cute short story, but I liked [b:Once Upon a Time in the North|2225238|Once Upon a Time in the North (His Dark Materials, #0.5)|Philip Pullman|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1331317426s/2225238.jpg|3568899] better. This book was more shallow and it only added a very little to...
"Everything has a meaning, if only we could read it."I knew nothing of this book other than the obvious connection to Pullman's His Dark Materials universe. I was surprised how eager I was to reconnect with Lyra and Pantalaimon! I've missed them so since I completed the trilogy.Does everything reall...