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Publisher Comments:

Lyra finds herself in a shimmering, haunted underworldCittàgazze, where soul-eating Specters stalk the streets and wingbeats of distant angels sound against the sky. But she is not without allies: 12-year-old Will Parry, fleeing for his life after taking anothers, has also stumbled into this strange new realm.

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 threatand the shattering truth of their own destiny.

Review:

"The intricacy of the plot is staggering...There is no doubt that the work is stunningly ambitious, original, and fascinating." The Horn Book (starred review)

Synopsis:

Lyra and Will Parry, in a desperate flight for his life, are drawn closer to Will's father and closer to the Subtle Knife, a deadly, magical, ancient tool that cuts windows between worlds.

About the Author

Philip Pullman is the acclaimed author of the His Dark Materials trilogy: The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass. His other books for children and young adults include Count Karlstein and a trilogy of Victorian thrillers featuring Sally Lockhart. The Golden Compass, the first of Pullman's His Dark Materials triology, won the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Fiction Prize.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345413369
Author:
Pullman, Philip
Publisher:
Laurel Leaf
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Fantastic fiction
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Fantasy - Epic
Subject:
Juvenile fiction
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
His Dark Materials Paperback
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
20030909
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Young adult
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
6.92x4.24x.82 in. .33 lbs.
Age Level:
12-99

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Product details 304 pages RANDOM HOUSE TRADE - English 9780345413369 Reviews:
"Review" by , "The intricacy of the plot is staggering...There is no doubt that the work is stunningly ambitious, original, and fascinating."
"Synopsis" by , Lyra and Will Parry, in a desperate flight for his life, are drawn closer to Will's father and closer to the Subtle Knife, a deadly, magical, ancient tool that cuts windows between worlds.
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