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The Subtle Knife - Philip Pullman
The Subtle Knife
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The second book in the "Dark Materials" trilogy. Will is 12 years old and he's just killed a man. Determined to discover the truth about his father's disappearance, he steps through a window into another world. There, he meets a girl called Lyra who, like himself, is on a mission. show more
The second book in the "Dark Materials" trilogy. Will is 12 years old and he's just killed a man. Determined to discover the truth about his father's disappearance, he steps through a window into another world. There, he meets a girl called Lyra who, like himself, is on a mission.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780590112895 (0590112899)
Publisher: Scholastic Point
Pages no: 341
Edition language: English
Series: His Dark Materials (#2)
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Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
3.5 God will be cut
Pullman continues to turn C.S. Lewis upside down and backwards in the second volume of His Dark Materials trilogy. Children travel to other worlds through invisible portals, but in these worlds witches are good and churchmen are wicked, and the ultimate enemy is God. The talking armored bears of The...
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...
Anjorette
Anjorette rated it
4.0 Review: The subtle knife
If you like fantasy, the idea of witches, angels, shamans, specters, gods and so forth, you'll probably like this book. Somehow all of these characters are merged into this story and more interestingly, it includes scenes similar to the present day which connects the efforts of physicists who are tr...
Inked Brownies
Inked Brownies rated it
3.0 The Subtle Knife
Who else has seen The Golden Compass and wondered when on earth they would finally shoot the damn sequel? The movie was produced by New Line Cinema, who also made the LOTR- and Hobbit trilogy happen. The cast was great. The CGI was up-to-date. It had everything going for it, yet still failed in the ...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
4.5 A Knife to Cut Windows Between the Worlds
This is the second book of Pullman's trilogy. You can find my post about the first book, The Golden Compass, here. This second book picks up the action where the last left us - with Lyra having crossed the bridge into a different world, when that bridge was created with the energy release that occ...
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