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Philip Pullman

Book Reviews

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Northern Lights (His Dark Materials trilogy)
5 star rating
The first book of the His Dark Materials series.
Released in 1995.

Philip Pullman rose to fame after writing the His Dark Materials trilogy, which won him the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award.

Unreviewed books

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The Amber Spyglass
The third novel in the His Dark Materials trilogy.

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The Subtle Knife
Will steps through a portal into another world in the second novel in the His Dark Materials trilogy.

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