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The first title in the Dark Materials trilogy, now newly repackaged. Content to run wild among the scholars of Jordan College with her daemon ...Show synopsisThe first title in the Dark Materials trilogy, now newly repackaged. Content to run wild among the scholars of Jordan College with her daemon familiar Pantalaimon by her side, Lyra Belaqua is jarred by the arrival of her fearsome uncle. Soon, she's drawn into a struggle born of Gobblers and stolen children, witch clans, and armored bears, never suspecting the shocking truth.Hide synopsis
The Golden Compass (Yearling Books) – Trade paperback (2001)
Trade paperback, Yearling Books 2001
ISBN: 0440418321 ISBN-13: 9780440418320
Now available in true digest format comes Pullman's bestselling fantasy of Lyra Belacqua and her daemon familiar, Pantalaimon. When her uncle returns from the North with tales of mystery and danger, his visit sets off a chain of events that draws Lyra into the heart of a terrible struggle.Now available in true digest format comes Pullman's bestselling fantasy of Lyra Belacqua and her daemon familiar, Pantalaimon. When her uncle returns from the North with tales of mystery and danger, his visit sets off a chain of events that draws Lyra into the heart of a terrible struggle.Hide
I am currently reading this book (actually series) for the second time and it is still amazing. It is not trying to encorage bad things about god at all (this is a fantasy, this would never happen!!). In my opinion it is good for all ages 5th grade and up.
I was absolutely captivated by this novel. Philip Pullman is not at all frightened of big ideas, as evidenced by his leap into themes of destiny and theology (to put it in very general terms). Many of the more mind-boggling revelations are saved for the later books in this trilogy; what Pullman does ...
This is a great read!
The Golden Compass is a novel i would recommend to children or young adults. Phillip Pullman really captivated my attention with his mythical creatures known a Daemons and with his vivid details on things.
After i read The Golden Compass it instantly became my all time favorite ...
The Golden Compass was a great book. Many people have tried to say that it is an atheist book and that Christians should not read it. I disagree. I found that it was a good novel and your religion did not matter when reading this book. Everyone should read it at sometime in their life.
Someone might try to describe this book to you by telling you a little about it's plot. It's got some classic archtypes, and it's got a great deal to do with loss of innocence. It's basically about a little girl trying to save her friend. Along the way she meets new friends, including talking polar ...
Lyra Belacqua is the protagonist of Philip Roth's "His Dark Materials" trilogy. The Golden Compass is the first book in the series, and oh what a series it is. It's completely imaginitive and daring and engaging. It's been years since I first met Lyra and joined her frightening (and controversial) ...
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