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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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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 The Amber Spyglass / Philip Pullman
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...
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...
The Quilty Reader
The Quilty 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...
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