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Philip Pullman
Birth date: October 19, 1946
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KatiEllenReads
KatiEllenReads rated it 4 years ago
“So Lyra and her daemon turned away from the world they were born in, and looked toward the sun, and walked into the sky.” Reading this for the first time as an adult this book is wonderful, the lead character Lyra may be a child but the writing is not dumbed down for children. And I love when aut...
Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it 4 years ago
No. Just a thousand times no. This was long, boring, and there's a really weird set-up with two characters that I would rather Pullman just leave the hell alone. This dragged. Badly. I didn't like Lyra and I didn't like Pan. I just felt like this was filler and it ended on a weird note. No. Al...
drallapaul
drallapaul rated it 4 years ago
Phillip Pullman takes us further on Lyra’s journey, this time as a young woman, leaving Oxford to embark on a long purposeful trip, meeting a host of different characters along the way, both friendly and hostile. Meanwhile political machinations are underway. The writing is engaging and very litera...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 5 years ago
More books should be published in small editions with illustrations. Lyra is a bit much in The Golden Compass; Will was my favorite character in that series. But over the years she's really grown on me. This is just a short visit to check up on her well after the events of His Dark Materials are...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 5 years ago
Once again, amazing. Lyra Silvertongue is 20 years old and attending St. Sophia's college in Oxford. All is not well. She and Pantalaimon are fighting and can barely speak to each other. Lyra has become enamored with a popular novel and a book of philosophy that disdain the mystic, the mythic and ev...
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