Discovering The Golden Compass

Discovering The Golden Compass

A Guide to Philip Pullman's Dark Materials

Book - 2007
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This accessible, illustrated guide is the only passport you?ll need to Philip Pullman?s imaginative world of His Dark Materials. Written especially for newcomers, Discovering The Golden Compass tells you everything you?d want to know in reader-friendly prose, supplemented with dozens of photographs and illustrations.
Newcomers will especially welcome the book-by-book look at Pullman?s trilogy--The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass. Minimizing spoilers, Beahm explains what each book is about, discusses the key characters, places, and things, and also quotes Pullman, his fans, and critics on the work itself. Plus extensive information about Lyra?s Oxford and an advance peek at The Book of Dust.
Publisher: Charlottesville, Va. : Hampton Roads Pub. Co., c2007.
ISBN: 9781571745064
Branch Call Number: 823 PUL B
Characteristics: xxiv, 206 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports.


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