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Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two

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

«A rich, imaginative, vividly characterised rite-of-passage tale»

Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times

Master storyteller Philip Pullman continues the incredible journey of Lyra Silvertongue in the second volume of The Book of Dust Les mer

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Master storyteller Philip Pullman continues the incredible journey of Lyra Silvertongue in the second volume of The Book of Dust

Detaljer

Forlag
Penguin and David Fickling Books
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
736
ISBN
9780241373354
Utgivelsesår
2020
Format
20 x 13 cm

Om forfatteren

Philip Pullman (Author)
Philip Pullman was born in Norwich and educated in England, Zimbabwe, Australia and Wales. He studied English at Exeter College, Oxford.

His first children's book, Count Karlstein, was published in 1982. To date, he has published thirty-three books, read by children and adults alike. His most famous work is the His Dark Materials trilogy. These books have been honoured by several prizes including the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Book Prize, and (for The Amber Spyglass) the Whitbread Book of the Year Award - the first time that prize had been given to a children's book. Pullman has received numerous other awards, including the Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Astrid Lindgren Award. He was knighted in the 2019 New Year's Honours List for Services to Literature.

Christopher Wormell (Illustrator)
Chris Wormell is an award-winning, well-loved illustrator and storyteller. Most recently, he has illustrated the cover of Philip Pullman's The Book of Dust, and has lent his woodcut style to Dinosaurium. Chris has created many award-winning books, including Molly and the Night Monster (shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal), Two Frogs (winner of the Nestle Bronze Award), and One Smart Fish (winner of the Booktrust Early Years Awards Best Picture Book). His books include the much-loved George and the Dragon and also Scruffy Bear and the Six White Mice (winner of the Children's Book Award).

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«A rich, imaginative, vividly characterised rite-of-passage tale»

Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times

«High-octane adventure accompanies ingenious plotting»

The Times

«[Pullman] has created a fantasy world, made yet more satisfying in rigour and stylistic elegance. This is a book for getting older with»

Guardian, Book of the Week

«The Secret Commonwealth is ablaze with light and life. The writing is exquisite; every sentence sings ... To read Pullman is to experience the world refreshed, aglow, in Technicolour»

Independent

«Lyra is all grown up in a rich, vivid sequel»

Telegraph

«Engrossing»

Financial Times

«Pullman is confronting readers with the horrors of our own world reflected back at us. In The Secret Commonwealth he creates a fearful symmetry»

The Herald

«The novel gallops forward, full of danger, delight and surprise. Nearly miraculous, it seems, is Pullman's ability to sketch character, place and motive in just a few lines»

New Statesman

«A long, taxing, complex journey, laced with beauty, terror and philosophy»

Metro

«As ever, Pullman's story is complex and vast but home to some of the finest storytelling in the 21st century. Revel in whole new worlds and enjoy one of literature's most wonderful heroines before she comes to HBO and the BBC»

Stylist

«Pullman has created a fantasy world, made yet more satisfying in this new volume. This is a book for getting older with»

Guardian

«No one else writes like Pullman . . . entirely worth the 17-year wait»

Imogen Russell Williams, Metro

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