The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials

Philip Pullman
Knopf Books for Young Readers , English
18 ratings

“The most magnificent fantasy series since The Lord of the Rings.” —The Oregonian

Lyra is rushing to the cold, far North, where witch clans and armored bears rule. North, where the Gobblers take the children they steal—including her friend Roger. North, where her fearsome uncle Asriel is trying to build a bridge to a parallel world.
Can one small girl make a difference in such great and terrible endeavors? This is Lyra: a savage, a schemer, a liar, and as fierce and true a champion as Roger or Asriel could want.
But what Lyra doesn’t know is that to help one of them will be to betray the other… .

A New York Times Bestseller
A Newsweek Top 100 Book of All Time
An Entertainment Weekly All-Time Greatest Novel
Winner of the Guardian Prize for Children’s Fiction
“Very grand indeed.” —The New York Times
“Superb … all-stops-out thrilling.” —The Washington Post
“A shattering tale that begins with a promise and delivers an entire universe.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred
“The Golden Compass is one of the best fantasy / adventure stories that I have read. This is a book no one should miss.”—Terry Brooks

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