The Subtle Knife
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.
Publish date: October 16th 1998
Publisher: Scholastic Point
Pages no: 341
Edition language: English
Series: His Dark Materials (#2)
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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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