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The Amber Spyglass - Philip Pullman
The Amber Spyglass
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His Dark Materials • Book III“IMPOSSIBLE TO PUT DOWN, SO FIRMLY AND RELENTLESSLY DOES PULLMAN DRAW YOU INTO HIS TALE . . . [A] gripping saga pitting the magnetic young Lyra Belacqua and her friend Will Parry against the forces of both Heaven and Hell.”–Pittsburgh Post-Gazette“BREATHTAKING... show more
His Dark Materials • Book III“IMPOSSIBLE TO PUT DOWN, SO FIRMLY AND RELENTLESSLY DOES PULLMAN DRAW YOU INTO HIS TALE . . . [A] gripping saga pitting the magnetic young Lyra Belacqua and her friend Will Parry against the forces of both Heaven and Hell.”–Pittsburgh Post-Gazette“BREATHTAKING ADVENTURE . . . A TERRIFIC STORY, ELOQUENTLY TOLD.”–The Boston Sunday Globe“HEARTSTOPPING PACE . . . CRACKLING ACTION . . . Pullman has created the last great fantasy masterpiece of the 20th century.”–Cincinnati Enquirer“TRIUMPHANT . . . MASTERFUL . . . A THOUGHTFUL, METICULOUSLY CRAFTED ADVENTURE.”–San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780345413376 (0345413377)
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 465
Edition language: English
Category:
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...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom rated it
3.0 His Dark Materials trilogy - Philip Pullman
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...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
4.0
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...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader 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...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
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...
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