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The Amber Spyglass - Philip Pullman
The Amber Spyglass
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Format: audiobook
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Edition language: English
Young Adult
Series: His Dark Materials (#3)
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Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
3.0 His Not So Dark Materials
The Amber Spyglass is a frustrating book. It comes so close to being as dark as the His Dark Materials trilogy title implies only to take a turn into the power of love. Pullman has a bad habit of setting up a plot twist at the end of a novel only to go in a completely different direction in the se...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
So I have been putting off reading this book because I was so nervous about the end of the series. But I finally pushed through and I have to say it was pretty good.As with the second book, I was disappointed that Lyra had a lesser role (she spends a good chunk of the book sleeping), but she does gr...
Abandoned by user
Abandoned by user rated it
5.0 Almost completely successful ending to a strong trilogy
It is hard to sustain a trilogy through three books. All too often the first book is the strongest, with a deterioration into irrelevance by the end. I really loved the first book, but I feel like this series really built to a symphonic crescendo before tapering off into the ending. We begin The A...
Abandoned by Booklikes
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5.0 The Amber Spyglass
I have to say that I thought this book was ridiculously good. There were some flow problems here and there, but other than that I thought it was great from beginning to end. I think the main reason is that though Phillip Pullman probably did consider a possibly different ending to this book. I am gl...
TheBrainintheJar rated it
3.0 Philip Pullman - The Amber Spyglass
The Amber Spyglass is just as uneven as the previous entries. It’s uneven in different ways than the previous books, but I’m not sure whether if is a testament to Pullman’s skills. It could show a lack of learning. His main strength in showing ideas and not strawmanning the bad guys remains. His mec...
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