The amber spyglass

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Alfred A. Knopf, Oct 10, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 518 pages
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The Amber Spyglass brings the intrigue of The Golden Compass and The Subtle Knife to a heart-stopping end, marking the final volume of His Dark Materials as the most powerful of the trilogy.

Along with the return of Lyra, Will, Mrs. Coulter, Lord Asriel, Dr. Mary Malone, and Iorek Byrnison the armored bear, come a host of new characters: the Mulefa, mysterious wheeled creatures with the power to see Dust; Gallivespian Lord Roke, a hand-high spymaster to Lord Asriel; and Metatron, a fierce and mighty angel. So, too, come startling revelations: the painful price Lyra must pay to walk through the land of the dead, the haunting power of Dr. Malone's amber spyglass, and the names of who will live--and who will die--for love. And all the while, war rages with the Kingdom of Heaven, a brutal battle that--in its shocking outcome--will uncover the secret of Dust. Philip Pullman deftly brings the cliff-hangers and mysteries of His Dark Materials to an earthshattering conclusion--and confirms his fantasy trilogy as an undoubted and enduring classic.

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Review: The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials #3)

User Review  - [Name Redacted By Goodreads Because Irrelevant to Review] - Goodreads

When I was 11 I wrote something very much like this, a contrarian mis-interpretation of Milton's work coupled with several action sequences. When I was 13 I threw it away because I recognized how ... Read full review

Review: The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials #3)

User Review  - JoLee - Goodreads

First of all, I would not recommend these books to kids. I don't think that most kids would be able to navigate the intricacies of Pullman's ideas and separate the story from the rhetoric. I see this ... Read full review

Contents

ONE The Enchanted Sleeper
1
TWO Balthamos and Baruch
10
SIX Preemptive Absolution
66
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Philip Pullman was born in Norwich, England, in 1946. He hasPhilip Pullman was born in Norwich, England, in 1946. He has won many awards, including the Carnegie Medal and the Whitb won many awards, including the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Book of the Year Award. His acclaimed trilogy, His Darkread Book of the Year Award. His acclaimed trilogy, His Dark Materials, has been published in thirty-nine languages. . T Materials, has been published in thirty-nine languages. . The Amber Spyglass, the trilogy's astonishing finale, was thehe Amber Spyglass, the trilogy's astonishing finale, was the first children's book in history to win the Whitbread Book first children's book in history to win the Whitbread Book of the Year Award. It was also nominated for the Booker Prizof the Year Award. It was also nominated for the Booker Prize. When he is not writing books, Pullman enjoys drawing, wooe. When he is not writing books, Pullman enjoys drawing, woodworking, and playing the piano. He lives with his family indworking, and playing the piano. He lives with his family in Oxford, England. Oxford, England.