‘We’re going to the land of the dead and we’re going to come back.' Will and Lyra, whose fates are bound together by powers beyond their own worlds, have been violently separated. But they must find each other, for ahead of them lies the greatest war that has ever been – and a journey to a dark place from which no one has ever returned
"Gripping and extraordinary."
Sunday Times||"An astonishing imaginative feat - Pullman has conjured a universe of an intensity and beauty that leave one gasping . . . for sheer inventiveness he has no equal."
Telegraph||"Pullman is such an original and compelling storyteller that his books make reading an aerobic activity; they literally leave you breathless."