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Point Original Fiction: His Dark Materials 1: Northern .. Pb

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4 out of 5
Based on 422,735 Ratings and 11,200 Reviews

Book Description
Some books improve with age--the age of the reader, that is. Such is certainly the case with Philip Pullman's heroic, at times heart-wrenching novel, The Golden Compass, a story ostensibly for children but one perhaps even better appreciated by adults. The protagonist of this complex fantasy is young Lyra Belacqua, a precocious orphan growing up within the precincts of Oxford University. But it qu... More
Book Information
PublisherPoint
BindingPaperback (88 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages416
ISBN-100590139614
ISBN-13978-0590139618
Publication Date10/23/1996
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About Philip Pullman (Author) : Philip Pullman is a published author, compiler, editor, and a narrator of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Philip Pullman include The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, Book 3), Th... more
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12/10/2014 Chris Sykes said: I thoroughly enjoyed reading this trilogy.
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5/10/2012 Karen Marie Hart said: Brilliant and thrilling.
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9/1/2009 Kevin Oxland said: His Dark Materials is my favourite book series. Started reading them and couldn't put them down. The movie (named after the US publication - The Golden Compass) is pale in comparrison.
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3/28/2008 Kelly Sonnack said: A must read for YA writers and readers. A classicly wrought tale, with very emotional and beautiful connections between animal and human.
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