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Philip Pullman
Birth date: October 19, 1946
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An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 4 weeks ago
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.
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 1 month ago
A few pointers:Some of the examples are typical: first it's Mary as having the child by a village lad (*fnarr fnarr*), so none of that god stuff, so Jesus is not the son of god so Redemption and Salvation have no meaning, he's just a bloke. ...hmmm do I see the very basis of Christianity being attac...
Portable Monsters
Portable Monsters rated it 4 months ago
Absolutely worth putting all my other books on "pause" for. This was as much fun as The Golden Compass, and without all the complicated nature-of-the-universe plot machinations of the other books in that trilogy. There is plenty of action and peril to propel the story along, and the two new main cha...
drallapaul
drallapaul rated it 6 months ago
This first prequel to the Dark Materials trilogy is a joy to read. It sets up a lot of what transpires in the successful trilogy regarding Lyra, a newborn baby in this book. Introducing Malcolm and Alice as well as many other important characters, the book tells us about various agencies trying to t...
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Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 7 months ago
Will is the bearer of the knife. Now, accompanied by angels, his task is to deliver that powerful, dangerous weapon to Lord Asriel - by the command of his dying father.But how can he go looking for Lord Asriel when Lyra is gone? Only with her help can he fathom the myriad plots and and intrigues tha...
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