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5 stars when I read it a few months ago, and I was unsure if I would finish the series I ve since decided I won t be reading book three I m honestly pretty disappointed with a tweet the author posted and his subsequent responses to those who replied, especially his trans readers In this case, I ve decided not to separate the author from the work.
5What is he A friend, or an enemy He is a murderer This book has the introduction of Will a young man boy who is compassionate, caring, brave and a warrior After a frightening account, Will has to go on the run where he escapes to a different world to the deserted city of Cittagaze, and meets an interesting girl called Lyra Belacqua, her Daemon Pantalaimon and her ability to read a strange instrument called the alethiometer This strange world runs parallel to his own They learn to begin to trust each other and their fates become intertwined, each relying on their developing friendship, courage and bravery They discover strange mishaps in this strange city and learn of a powerful weapon The Subtle Knife that is so powerful it can cut through worlds A knife that will only respond to the Lost In A New World, Lyra Finds Will A Boy On The Run, A Murderer A Worthy And Welcome Ally For This Is A World Where Soul Eating Specters Stalk The Streets And Witches Share The Skies With Troops Of AngelsEach Is Searching Lyra For The Meaning Of Dark Matter, Will For His Missing Father But What They Find Instead Is A Deadly Secret, A Knife Of Untold Power And Neither Lyra Nor Will Suspects How Tightly Their Lives, Their Loves, And Their Destinies Are Bound Together Until They Are Split Apart Every little increase in human freedom has been fought over ferociously between those who want us to know and be wiser and stronger, and those who want us to obey and be humble and submit Weird like The Wizard of Oz, magical like Harry Potter, and interesting, totally unlike Chronicles of Narnia The symbolism is so agog, so strange Obviously, it makes for a great young adult novel The Subtle Knife His Dark Materials, 2 , Philip Pullman The Subtle Knife, the second book in the His Dark Materials series, is a young adult fantasy novel written by Philip Pullman and published in 1997 The novel continues the adventures of Lyra Belacqua as she investigates the mysterious Dust phenomenon and searches for her father Will Parry is introduced as a companion to Lyra, and together they explore the new realms to which they have both been introduced 2008 1384 1385.
I am not a fan of forwarded emails They frustrate me, because they usually come from the same group of people, people I like a great deal but who never send me a normal hey, how s it going message Just Support our Troops or Tell every woman you know she s special or Microsoft is running a test and if you send this you could get a check for 1,000 When I see the letters FWD in the subject line, I usually simply delete it.
I lost track of the number of emails I received telling me about the Anti God movie The Golden Compass and the need to boycott the movies and the books It was well over ten Ten people wanted me to send that email on to everyone I know, telling them the same thing Don t see this movie Don t read these books Alert Alert Alert Nothing like calling attention to something like a planned boycott I haven t seen t I share this review again in the fall of 2017 as a fourth volume though Pullman later wrote two companion pieces to the trilogy, entitled Lyra s Oxford, and Once Upon a Time in the North , The Book of Dust, has been released, to encourage all ages to read As with most great children s books, there are a range of levels on which Pullman is working He s taking on the Roman Catholic view of reality, C.
S Lewis in The Chronicles of Narnia , and is in conversation with John Milton, whose Paradise Lost he both loves and contends with in places But you don t need to know any of that to love this series.
This is the middle book in the trilogy, and I like the first and third volumes , big surprise More exposition, less action, trudging to final destinations, but you know, the writing is still exquisite, and it has surprises One key surprise is that after focusing on Lyra in
The second entry in a trilogy is often, in my opinion, the best The author doesn t have to introduce the universe or the characters, as they did in the first installment, but they don t need to worry about wrapping up all the plot points either Instead, the focus can be on the good stuff elaborating on the story, teasing us , giving action, chopping off Luke s hand and so on Instead of the good stuff, in The Subtle Knife I feel as though we ve had a bait and switch pulled on us.
In The Golden Compass, we were treated to a rich alternate universe that had elements that were similar to our own, like some of the geopolitical structure, and elements that were entirely fantastical, like ard polar bears and witches The Subtle Knife, however decides that most of this is insignificant and takes place almost entirely in diff When I read this the first time I completely overlooked a main component of the book I approached it as if was the second book in the series, a massive mistake I wrote a review criticising the fact that the novel felt awkward it had no beginning or end it just felt like the typical content you d find in the middle of the story The ironic point of this is that most critics take the trilogy as one whole book, rather than three separate works And this really is the best way to approach the storyThe Golden Compassis the beginning of it all, the setting of the stage This, then, is the middling part of the work The second protagonist of the series, the Adam to Pullman s Eve, takes the lead here Initially, I was very resistant to this idea I had grown to respect Lyra she s a really strong heroine, but after a while it started to make sense Pullman