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His Dark Materials

Philip Pullman Tom Duxbury

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17 November 2020
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime & mystery; Fantasy; Crime & mystery fiction (Children's&YA); Fantasy & magical realism (Children's&YA); Epic Fantasy; Magic; Undead; Zombies Fantasy; Abbey's Double Rewards; Nexus - Young Adult; Young Adult Fantasy; Young Adult Horror
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'Lyra Silvertongue, you're very welcome . . . Yes, I know your new name. Serafina Pekkala told me everything about your exploits' Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon have left the events of His Dark Materials far behind. In this snapshot of their forever-changed lives they return to the North to visit an old friend, where we will learn that things are not exactly as they seem . . . Illustrated throughout by Tom Duxbury, the perfect re-entry for fans of His Dark Materials and a wonderful companion to The Book of Dust, Serpentine is a brand-new special read for Pullman fans old and new.
By:   Philip Pullman
Illustrated by:   Tom Duxbury
Imprint:   Puffin
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 184mm,  Width: 119mm,  Spine: 14mm
Weight:   141g
ISBN:   9780241475249
ISBN 10:   0241475244
Series:   His Dark Materials
Publication Date:   17 November 2020
Recommended Age:   From 10 to 17 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  General/trade ,  English as a second language ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Serpentine (His Dark Materials)

Foreshadowing the events of The Secret Commonwealth, this gorgeously illustrated volume is a treat for fans of the fantasy. * Sunday Mirror * Tom Duxbury's linocut-inspired illustrations give Serpentine a handsome look and accessible feel . . . Serpentine offers aficionados a poignant return to Lyra and Pan. * Wall Street Journal * [Serpentine] brings with it all the familiar delights of Pullman's work: its effortless clarity, its intelligence, its ineffable mix of coziness and darkness, innocence and experience. * Lev Grossman - New York Times *

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