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Now a major critically acclaimed BBC series This special collection features all three titles in the award-winning trilogy- Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. Northern Lights 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.The Subtle Knife Lyra finds herself in a shimmering, haunted otherworld - Citt gazze, where soul-eating Spectres stalk the streets and wingbeats of distant angels sound against the sky. But she is not without allies- twelve-year-old Will Parry, fleeing for his life after taking another's, has also stumbled into this strange new realm.On a perilous journey from world to world, Lyra and Will uncover a deadly secret- an object of extraordinary and devastating power. And with every step, they move closer to an even greater threat - and the shattering truth of their own destiny.The Amber Spyglass 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 . . .

 

Details

ISBN: 9781841593425
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 1144
Publication Date: 28 Oct 2011
Publisher: Everyman
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 21(H) x 13.8(L) x 5.3(W)
Weight (gm): 967

 

Reviews

One of the supreme literary dreamers and magicians of our time * The Guardian *
Philip Pullman. Is he the best storyteller ever? * The Observer *

 

Author Biography

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 trilogy His Dark Materials has 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.
His Dark Materials: Gift Edition including all three novels: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass
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