The Golden Compass
Living among scholars in the hallowed halls of Jordan College, Lyra hears rumors of a magical dust that supposedly possesses powers that can unite whole universes, and begins a difficult and dangerous journey to find it.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CarltonC - www.librarything.com
A good fantasy adventure story, with richly imagined details especially of Oxford and the canal boats into the fens, but on its own a children's book (child hero rescuing children). It will be interesting to see how Pullman develops the ideas, mainly hinted at in this first volume. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - expatscot - www.librarything.com
I suffered my way through this trilogy as it was "The greatest thing" and concluded that it was only deemed such as the Literati never deign to read Sci-Fi and so thought he dreamt up all the stuff he just re-hashed. Read full review