"Without this child, we shall all die."Lyra and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among the scholars of Jordan College, Oxford But the destiny that has awaited her since birth takes her on a dangerous journey to the frozen North in search of a kidnapped friend. It is a journey that... show more
"Without this child, we shall all die."Lyra and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among the scholars of Jordan College, Oxford But the destiny that has awaited her since birth takes her on a dangerous journey to the frozen North in search of a kidnapped friend. It is a journey that will have immeasurable consequences far beyond her own world...[alternate cover edition of isbn: 9781407130224]
Publish date: 2007-09-25
Publisher: Audible Studios
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Young Adult Fantasy
Series: His Dark Materials (#1)
It has taken me years to get to the end of this book. Literally. And I mean literally literally.I first started listening to it on a long drive back in the winter of 2015. I added a bookmark at the end of chapter 7 and then it wasn't until over a year later that I picked it up again. That time I onl...
I listened to this book as an audiobook. I actually enjoyed it in this format very much. It was mainly read by the author, but it also had a full cast for the characters. Much better than when a male reader tries to imitate female voices. Though sometimes that can be very funny. It reminded me of th...
Here lives an orphaned ward named Lyra Belacqua, whose carefree life among the scholars at Oxford's Jordan College is shattered by the arrival of two powerful visitors. First, her fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, appears with evidence of mystery and danger in the far North, including photographs of a my...
To be perfectly honest, these books have been sitting on the bookcase I use for most of my TBR books for quite a while and I've never got around to even starting them. I've always liked the idea of series (well, trilogies at least) where I can go from book 1 through to book 3 without the annoyance o...
This was a fun YA read, and I probably liked it so much because it was the first fiction book I’ve read in a *long* time. It was also reminiscent of a lot of the fantasy novels I read as a kid. I had a pretty long stint of reading non-fiction, DIY, and self-help books. Happy that my Secret Santa fro...
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