The Subtle Knife

As the boundaries between worlds begin to dissolve, Lyra and her daemon help Will Parry in his search for his father and for a powerful, magical knife.

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375846727

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 326

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As the boundaries between worlds begin to dissolve, Lyra and her daemon help Will Parry in his search for his father and for a powerful, magical knife.

The Subtle Knife

Her fate is strangely linked to his own, and together they must find the most powerful weapon in all the worlds... The second volume in Philip Pullman's incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy.

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781407139760

Category: Belacqua, Lyra (Fictitious character)

Page: 368

View: 982

"What is he? A friend, or an enemy?" "He is a murderer." Will has just killed a man. He's on the run. His escape will take him far beyond his own world, to the eerie disquiet of a deserted city, and to a girl, Lyra. Her fate is strangely linked to his own, and together they must find the most powerful weapon in all the worlds... The second volume in Philip Pullman's incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy. First published in 1995, and acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, it won the UK's top awards for children's literature.

The Subtle Knife His Dark Materials 2

From the world of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials- now a major critically acclaimed BBC series She had asked: What is he?

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448196922

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

View: 943

From the world of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials- now a major critically acclaimed BBC series She had asked: What is he? A friend or an enemy? The alethiometer answered: He is a murderer. When she saw the answer, she relaxed at once. Lyra finds herself in a shimmering, haunted otherworld – Cittàgazze, 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.

Subtle Knife

The second volume in Philip Pullman's incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy.

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781743837122

Category: Fantasy

Page: 368

View: 475

The second volume in Philip Pullman's incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy. First published in 1997, and acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, it won the UK's top awards for children's literature. "What is he? A friend, or an enemy?" "He is a murderer." Will has just killed a man. He's on the run. His escape will take him far beyond his own world, to the eerie disquiet of a deserted city, and to a girl, Lyra. Her fate is strangely linked to his own, and together they must find the most powerful weapon in all the worlds...

His Dark Materials Trilogy

Follows the lives of two special children, Lyra and Will, as they search for Dust, which has the power to dissolve universes, and a magical knife.

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: Del Rey

ISBN: 9780345448897

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page:

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Follows the lives of two special children, Lyra and Will, as they search for Dust, which has the power to dissolve universes, and a magical knife.

His Dark Materials Omnibus

Honors and Praise for His Dark Materials: An Entertainment Weekly All-Time Greatest Novel A Newsweek Top 100 Book of All Time "Arguably the best juvenile fantasy novel of the past twenty years." —The Washington Post "Very grand indeed." ...

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0307808203

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 944

View: 796

HIS DARK MATERIALS IS SOON TO BE AN HBO ORIGINAL SERIES STARRING DAFNE KEEN, RUTH WILSON, JAMES McAVOY, AND LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA! The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass are available together in one volume perfect for any fan or newcomer to this modern fantasy classic series that has graced the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, Book Sense, and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists. These thrilling adventures tell the story of Lyra and Will—two ordinary children on a perilous journey through shimmering haunted otherworlds. They will meet witches and armored bears, fallen angels and soul-eating specters. And in the end, the fate of both the living—and the dead—will rely on them. Phillip Pullman’s spellbinding His Dark Materials trilogy has captivated readers for over twenty years and won acclaim at every turn. It will have you questioning everything you know about your world and wondering what really lies just out of reach. Honors and Praise for His Dark Materials: An Entertainment Weekly All-Time Greatest Novel A Newsweek Top 100 Book of All Time "Arguably the best juvenile fantasy novel of the past twenty years." —The Washington Post "Very grand indeed." —The New York Times “Pullman is quite possibly a genius.” —Newsweek Don't miss Philip Pullman's epic new trilogy set in the world of His Dark Materials! ** THE BOOK OF DUST ** La Belle Sauvage The Secret Commonwealth


His Dark Materials The Subtle Knife HBO Tie In Edition

Lost in a new world, Lyra finds Will--a boy on the run, a murderer--a worthy and welcome ally. For this is a world where soul-eating Specters stalk the streets and witches share the skies with troops of angels.

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780593377703

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 368

View: 197

The extraordinary New York Times bestseller hailed as one of the best books of all time is now the basis for an HBO original series, starring Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, Amir Wilson, Andrew Scott, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. An Entertainment Weekly All-Time Greatest Novel A Newsweek Top 100 Book of All Time Philip Pullman takes readers to a world where humans have animal familiars and where parallel universes are within reach. Lost in a new world, Lyra finds Will--a boy on the run, a murderer--a worthy and welcome ally. For this is a world where soul-eating Specters stalk the streets and witches share the skies with troops of angels. Each is searching--Lyra for the meaning of Dark Matter, Will for his missing father--but what they find instead is a deadly secret, a knife of untold power. And neither Lyra nor Will suspects how tightly their lives, their loves, their destinies are bound together...until they are split apart. A masterwork of storytelling and suspense, Philip Pullman's award-winning The Subtle Knife is the second book in the His Dark Materials series, which begins with The Golden Compass and continues with The Amber Spyglass.




The Subtle Knife

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780439951791

Category: Arctic regions

Page: 325

View: 207

The continuing story of Lyra, cast from one world to another. Now she has found Will and together in her quest to find her friend

His Dark Materials Illuminated

The first critical analysis of Philip Pullman's cross-age fantasy trilogy.

Author: Millicent Lenz

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

ISBN: 9780814332078

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 242

View: 952

The first critical analysis of Philip Pullman's cross-age fantasy trilogy.

The Amber Spyglass His Dark Materials 3

There Iorek carried out the last process in the mending of the subtle knife. He laid
it among the brighter cinders until the blade was glowing, and Will and Lyra saw
a hundred colours swirling in the smoky depths of the metal, and when he ...

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448196930

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

View: 666

From the world of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials- now a major critically acclaimed BBC series ‘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 . . .

The Golden Compass

Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375838309

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 399

View: 392

Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.

Exploring Philip Pullman s His Dark Materials

Now, for the first time ever, Lois H. Gresh helps young readers examine Pullman's intricate universe with Exploring His Dark Materials, the ultimate companion guide.

Author: Lois H. Gresh

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781429922272

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 224

View: 614

His Dark Materials is one of the most popular, award-winning fantasies of all time, a bestselling trilogy hailed as "a modern classic" by The New York Times. Now, for the first time ever, Lois H. Gresh helps young readers examine Pullman's intricate universe with Exploring His Dark Materials, the ultimate companion guide. Gresh's fun, interactive book explores the complex science, religion, and fantastic elements of His Dark Materials in a way that's both informative and fun for younger readers. Exploring His Dark Materials is filled with sidebars, history, facts and an in-depth analysis of the books, answering questions like: *What are daemons? *Why is dust important to the series? * Is Dark Material real and how does it relate to our universe? * What are the origins of ghosts and shapeshifters? *And much more! Exploring His Dark Materials is a thrilling and essential guide for young adults to help them explore this fantastic and challenging fantasy world.

The Science of Philip Pullman s His Dark Materials

The amazing true science behind the fiction of His Dark Materials, ideal for fans of the original trilogy and The Book of Dust, with an introduction by Philip Pullman.

Author: John and Mary Gribbin

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444946684

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 891

The amazing true science behind the fiction of His Dark Materials, ideal for fans of the original trilogy and The Book of Dust, with an introduction by Philip Pullman. Award-winning science writers Mary and John Gribbin reveal how the world of Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy (Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass) is rooted in astonishing scientific truth. Drawing on string theory and spacetime, quantum physics and chaos theory, they answer fascinating questions such as: could parallel worlds like Will's and Lyra's really exist? How does the subtle knife cut through anything? Could there be a bomb like the one made with Lyra's hair? And, of course, what are the Dark Materials?

His Dark Materials The Complete Collection

This special collection features all three titles in the award-winning trilogy: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass.

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448197708

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 1344

View: 925

This special collection features all three titles in the award-winning trilogy: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. And now includes extracts from The Book of Dust series: La Belle Sauvage and The Secret Commonwealth Now a major critically acclaimed BBC series Set against the dreaming spires of Jordan College and the dangerous wilderness of the frozen north, Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy offers an intoxicating blend of imagination, science, theology and adventure. 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 – Cittàgazze, 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 . . .

Philip Pullman s His Dark Materials

MODERN LANGUAGES: LITERARY CRITICISM. An illustrated, comprehensive, reader-friendly reference to Pullman's brilliant trilogy-valuable for fans & researchers alike. Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy has swept the world.

Author: Laurie Frost

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781407105277

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 560

View: 777

MODERN LANGUAGES: LITERARY CRITICISM. An illustrated, comprehensive, reader-friendly reference to Pullman's brilliant trilogy-valuable for fans & researchers alike. Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy has swept the world. Packed with clues to literary imagery and subtle allusions, Frost's encyclopediastyle guide exposes the depths of all three titles-Northern Lights (The Golden Compass), The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass-and includes sections on characters, places, creatures, sciences, languages and much more.

The Golden Compass Graphic Novel Complete Edition

This volume collects the full journey of Lyra to the far north, her rescue of the kidnapped children at Bolvangar, her escape via hot-air balloon, and her crucial role in Lord Asriel’s ambitions to build a bridge to another world.

Author: Philip Pullman

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0553535196

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 840

HIS DARK MATERIALS IS NOW AN HBO ORIGINAL SERIES STARRING DAFNE KEEN, RUTH WILSON, JAMES McAVOY, AND LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA! The graphic novel adaptation of The Golden Compass, one of the most celebrated books of all time! Published in 50 countries with over 22 million copies sold, The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass are renowned for their engrossing storytelling and epic scope. These modern classics are must-reads for every book lover. Now, in this graphic novel adaptation of The Golden Compass, the world of His Dark Materials is brought to visual life. The stunning full-color art will offer both new and returning readers a chance to experience the story of Lyra, an ordinary girl with an extraordinary role to play in the fates of multiple worlds, in an entirely fresh way. This volume collects the full journey of Lyra to the far north, her rescue of the kidnapped children at Bolvangar, her escape via hot-air balloon, and her crucial role in Lord Asriel’s ambitions to build a bridge to another world. Praise for The Golden Compass Graphic Novel: “The story’s signature fantasies—the dæmons, the armored mercenary polar bears, and the alethiometer—are realized with compelling force. [This] retelling will bring Pullman’s work new fans and give previous readers new pleasure.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review “Belongs in all libraries that include Pullman’s works.” —School Library Journal “Pullman’s original magnum opus is heady and dense, and it may prove challenging for some; this adaptation, with its visual accessibility, can help those struggling with the novel’s complexity achieve an understanding without watering down the intricacies.” —Kirkus Reviews Don't miss Philip Pullman's epic new trilogy set in the world of His Dark Materials! ** THE BOOK OF DUST ** La Belle Sauvage The Secret Commonwealth