His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass, the Subtle Knife, the Amber Spyglass (Hardcover)

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By Philip Pullman, Lucy Hughes-Hallett (Introduction by)
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The only hardcover omnibus of the best-selling and award-winning fantasy trilogy, in a Contemporary Classics edition.
Philip Pullman's trilogy is a masterpiece that transcends genre and appeals to readers of all ages. His heroine, Lyra, is an orphan living in a parallel universe in which science, theology, and magic are entwined. The epic story that takes us through the three novels is not only a spellbinding adventure featuring armored polar bears, magical devices, witches, and daemons, it is also an audacious and profound reimagining of Milton's "Paradise Lost "that has already inspired a number of serious books of literary criticism. Like J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis before him, Pullman has invented a richly detailed and marvelously imagined world, complex and thought-provoking enough to enthrall adults as well as younger readers. An utterly entrancing blend of metaphysical speculation and bravura storytelling, "His Dark Materials "is a monumental and enduring achievement.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780307957832
ISBN-10: 0307957837
Publisher: Everyman's Library
Publication Date: December 6th, 2011
Pages: 1102
Language: English