The Subtle Knife
"What is he? A friend, or an enemy?" "He is a murderer." Will has just killed a man. He's on the run. His escape will take him far beyond his own world, to the eerie disquiet of a deserted city, and to a girl, Lyra. Her fate is strangely linked to his own, and together they must find the most powerful weapon in all the worlds... The second volume in Philip Pullman's incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy. First published in 1995, and acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, it won the UK's top awards for children's literature.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Belana - LibraryThing
I loved the book, and for a full cast (of which I'm not at all fond), this is well made. I absolutely hated the OVER LOUD music they put between chapters, which always caught me by surprise and made my eardrums bleed. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nosborm - LibraryThing
Looses a bit of the charm from the original since it expands the story and takes us other places that I don't find so enchanting. Pullman's worldview also shines through a lot more which can get in ... Read full review