Philip Pullman

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Philip Pullman

His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass, Book 1/The Subtle Knife, Book 2/The Amber Spyglass, Book 3

By Philip Pullman

Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375847226, 933pp.

Publication Date: April 10, 2007

Description

"The Golden Compass," "The Subtle Knife," and"The Amber Spyglass" are available together in one volume perfect for any fan or newcomer to this modern fantasy classic series that has graced the"New York Times," "Wall Street Journal," "San Francisco Chronicle," "Book Sense," and "Publishers Weekly"bestseller lists.
These thrilling adventures tell the story of Lyra and Will two ordinary children on a perilous journey through shimmering haunted otherworlds. They will meet witches and armored bears, fallen angels and soul-eating specters. And in the end, the fate of both the living and the dead will rely on them.
Phillip Pullman's spellbinding His Dark Materials trilogy has captivated readers for over twenty years and won acclaim at every turn. It will have you questioning everything you know about your world and wondering what really lies just out of reach.
Honors and Praise for His Dark Materials:
An "Entertainment "Weekly All-Time Greatest Novel
A "Newsweek" Top 100 Book of All Time

"Arguably the best juvenile fantasy novel of the past twenty years." "The Washington Post "
"Very grand indeed." "The New York Times"
Pullman is quite possibly a genius. "Newsweek "




About the Author
Philip Pullman was born in Norwich, England, in 1946. He has won many awards, including the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Book of the Year Award. His acclaimed trilogy, His Dark Materials, has been published in thirty-nine languages. . The Amber Spyglass, the trilogy s astonishing finale, was the first children s book in history to win the Whitbread Book of the Year Award. It was also nominated for the Booker Prize. When he is not writing books, Pullman enjoys drawing, woodworking, and playing the piano. He lives with his family in Oxford, England.