The Subtle Knife: His Dark MaterialseBook - 2001
(S2(BThe most magnificent fantasy series since The Lord of the Rings.(S3 (B--The Oregonian 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 #1 New York Times Bestseller A Newsweek Top 100 Book of All Time An Entertainment Weekly All-Time Greatest Novel (S2(BThe story gallops with ferocious momentum.(S3 (B--The New York Times Book Review (S2(BPullman’s imagination soars. . . . A literary rollercoaster ride you won’t want to miss.(S3 (B--The Boston Globe (S2(BDestined to become a classic.(S3 (B--Detroit Free Press (S2(BThe Subtle Knife is as absorbing and irresistible as The Golden Compass--and even more so, as powerful forces are set in motion. A brilliantly conceived work.(S3 (B--Lloyd Alexander, author of the Prydain Chronicles, and Newbery Medalist for The High King
Publisher: [S.l.]: Random House Children's Books, 2001
Characteristics: 368 p
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