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Northern Lights

Northern Lights

Pullman, Philip author

Lyra Belacqua lives half-wild and carefree among the scholars of Jordan College, with her daemon familiar always by her side. But the arrival of her fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, draws her to the heart of a terrible struggle – a struggle born of Gobblers and stolen children, witch clans and armoured bears. As she hurtles towards danger in the cold far North, Lyra never suspects the shocking truth: she alone is destined to win, or to lose, the biggest battle imaginable

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Published RHCP Digital, 2002
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Details

ISBN: 9781448196876
Series: His Dark Materials - Book 1
Subject: Fantasy Fiction; Children's Fiction; Children; Classic Fiction; Young Adult Fiction

Author note

Philip Pullman is one of the most highly respected children's authors writing today. Winner of many prestigious awards, including the Carnegie of Carnegies and the Whitbread Award, Pullman's epic fantasy trilogyHis Dark Materialshas been acclaimed as a modern classic. It has sold 17.5 million copies worldwide and been translated into 40 languages. In 2005 he was awarded the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. He lives in Oxford.

Reviews

"Spellbinding."
Daily Telegraph||"A stunning, dense and deep novel . . . funny and unquenchably imaginative."
Observer||"Pullman's writing is spellbinding, his storytelling brilliant."
Scotsman||"His Dark Materialswasn't just the best children's book - it was also the most interesting fictional experiment of our times."
Reader's Digest||"An eye-widening fantasy, a scorching thriller and a thought-provoking reflection on the human condition, this is a book that can be enjoyed at many levels."
Guardian