The golden compass: His Dark Materials Series, Book 1

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***** THE BOOK OF DUST, the long-awaited new novel from Philip Pullman set in the world of His Dark Materials, has been hailed by the New York Times as "a stunning achievement."***** The modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly named an "All-Time Greatest Novel" and Newsweek hailed as a "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. Lyra is rushing to the cold, far North, where witch clans and armored bears rule. North, where the Gobblers take the children they steal--including her friend Roger. North, where her fearsome uncle Asriel is trying to build a bridge to a parallel world. Can one small girl make a difference in such great and terrible endeavors? This is Lyra : a savage, a schemer, a liar, and as fierce and true a champion as Roger or Asriel could want. But what Lyra doesn't know is that to help one of them will be to betray the other... A masterwork of storytelling and suspense, Philip Pullman's award-winning The Golden Compass is the first in the His Dark Materials series, which continues with The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. A #1 New York Times Bestseller Winner of the Guardian Prize for Children's Fiction Published in 40 Countries "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
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9780679879244
9780375838309
9780375823459
9780440418603
9780679893103
9780739345122
9780440238133
9780440418320
9780807210499
9780345413352
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930L
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subject_facet Arctic regions -- Juvenile fiction, Arctic regions -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Arctic regions -- Juvenile fiction, Audiobooks (CD), Belacqua, Lyra (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy. -- Audiobooks (CD), Kidnapping -- Juvenile fiction, Kidnapping -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Kidnapping -- Juvenile fiction, Missing persons -- Experiments -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD), Missing persons -- Experiments -- Juvenile fiction, Missing persons -- Juvenile fiction, Steampunk fiction, Young adult fiction
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title_full The Golden Compass His Dark Materials Series, Book 1, The golden compass / Philip Pullman, The golden compass / by Philip Pullman, The golden compass [sound recording] / by Philip Pullman
title_short The golden compass
title_sub His Dark Materials Series, Book 1
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