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The Amber Spyglass


Lyra lies sleeping in a cave near a rainbow, drugged into unconsciousness by her mother, Mrs Coulter, whose love for her daughter closely rivals ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.667

Prods the critical thinking part of the brain

by Ellyb on Mar 23, 2010

In the entire "His Dark Materials" trilogy, the quality that I most appreciate is the ambiguity of the "goodness" or "badness" of many of the characters. The reader obviously understands that Lyra and Will are on the righteous track, but among the other characters, I was uncertain to the very end ... More



by greenbrocket on Jul 5, 2007

Read it. Read it again. Then, read it again. More

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Lyra over Harry Potter?

Lyra Belacqua is the protagonist of Philip Roth's "His Dark Materials" trilogy. The Amber Spyglass is the second 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) ... More

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