The Subtle Knife
By Philip Pullman
(Laurel Leaf Library, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780440238140, 288pp.)
Publication Date: September 9, 2003
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On a perilous journey from world to world, Lyra and Will discover an object of devastating power. And with every step, they move closer to an even greater threat and the shattering truth of their own destiny.
An"Entertainment Weekly"All-Time Greatest Novel
A"Newsweek"Top 100 Book of All Time
A #1"New York Times"Bestseller
Pullman's imagination soars . . . A literary rollercoaster ride you won t want to miss. "The Boston Globe"
Just as quick-moving and unputdownable as"The Golden Compass." . . . The mysteries deepen and the wonders grow even more extravagant. "The Washington Post Book World"
The story gallops with ferocious momentum and] Pullman is devilishly inventive. "The New York Times Book Review"
" The Subtle Knife"is as absorbing and irresistible as"The Golden Compass" and even more so, as powerful new forces are set in motion. A brilliantly conceived work. Lloyd Alexander, author of the Prydain Chronicles, Newbery Medalist for"The High King"
The intricacy of the plot is staggering. . . .There is no doubt that the work is stunningly ambitious, original, and fascinating. "The Horn Book""Magazine," Starred
Presented in a rush of sensuous detail that moves and entrances . . . this is] vintage Pullman: gorgeous imagery, pulse-pounding action, and the baiting of readers affections. "Kirkus Reviews, "Starred.