Philip Pullman
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Philip Pullman

PHILIP PULLMAN is one of the most acclaimed writers working today. He is best known for the His Dark Materials trilogy (The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass), which has been named one of the top 100 novels of all time by Newsweek and one of the all-time greatest novels by Entertainment Weekly. He has also won many distinguished prizes, including the Carnegie Medal for The Golden Compass (and the reader-voted "Carnegie of Carnegies" for the best children's book of the past seventy years); the Whitbread (now Costa) Award for The Amber Spyglass; a Booker Prize long-list nomination (The Amber Spyglass); Parents' Choice Gold Awards (The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass); and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, in honor of his body of work. In 2004, he was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

It has recently been announced that The Book of Dust, the much anticipated new book from Mr. Pullman, also set in the world of His Dark Materials, will be published as a major work in three parts, with the first part to arrive in October 2017.

Philip Pullman is the author of many other much-lauded novels. Other volumes related to His Dark Materials: Lyra's Oxford, Once Upon a Time in the North, and The Collectors. For younger readers: I Was a Rat!; Count Karlstein; Two Crafty Criminals; Spring-Heeled Jack, and The Scarecrow and His Servant. For older readers: the Sally Lockhart quartet: The Ruby in the Smoke, The Shadow in the North, The Tiger in the Well, and The Tin Princess; The White Mercedes; and The Broken Bridge.

Philip Pullman lives in Oxford, England. To learn more, please visit philip-pullman.com and hisdarkmaterials.com. Or follow him on Twitter at @PhilipPullman.

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Best Sellers

    • The Golden Compass

    • His Dark Materials, Book 1
    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Philip Pullman, full cast
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,645
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,652
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,671

    When Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon decide to spy on a presentation her uncle, the commanding Lord Asriel, is making to the elders of Jordan College they have no idea....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Terrific Book

    • By Arnold C. Macdonald on 01-28-04

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Subtle Knife

    • His Dark Materials, Book 2
    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Philip Pullman, full cast
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,823
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,938
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,949

    In this stunning sequel to The Golden Compass, the intrepid Lyra finds herself in a shimmering, haunted otherworld, Cittagazze, where soul-eating Specters stalk the streets....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful story

    • By Graham S. Stafford on 03-10-08

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Amber Spyglass

    • His Dark Materials, Book 3
    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Philip Pullman, full cast
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,469
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,187
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,207

    Lyra and Will, the two ordinary children whose extraordinary adventures begin in The Golden Compass and The Subtle Knife, are in unspeakable danger...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sophisticated and Thought Provoking!

    • By Jim on 03-16-05

    Regular price: $38.60

    • The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage

    • Book of Dust, Volume 1
    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Michael Sheen
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,925
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,675
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,650

    Renowned storyteller Philip Pullman returns to the parallel world of Lyra Belacqua and His Dark Materials....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disturbing differences from print text

    • By Damon D. Hickey on 10-24-17

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Daemon Voices

    • On Stories and Storytelling
    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Philip Pullman, Simon Mason
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    One of the best-selling authors of our time now gives us a book that charts the history of his own enchantment with story. Daemon Voices is both a revelation of the writing mind and the methods of a great contemporary master and a fascinating exploration of storytelling itself....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Challenging, thoughtful literary journey

    • By Amanda W. on 11-27-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Once Upon a Time in the North

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Philip Pullman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 383
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 312
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 315

    Another mesmerizing episode from the universe of His Dark Materials set in the far frozen Arctic....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great fun

    • By Richard on 11-27-09

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The Ruby in the Smoke

    • Sally Lockhart Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Anton Lesser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 812
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 412
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 411

    In search of clues to the mystery of her father's death, 16-year-old Sally Lockhart ventures into the shadowy underworld of Victorian London....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Must Read For All Ages

    • By Bonita on 06-23-04

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Lyra's Oxford

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Philip Pullman, full cast
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 533
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 304

    An exciting new tale set in the world of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials saga....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, great reading

    • By Helen Feddema on 03-28-05

    Regular price: $13.27

    • The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Philip Pullman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 140

    The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ is the remarkable new piece of fiction from best-selling and famously atheistic author Philip Pullman....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another anti-Church tour de force

    • By Darcy on 06-19-10

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Grimm Tales for Young and Old

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Samuel West
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    In this enchanting selection of fairy tales, award-winning author Philip Pullman presents his 50 favourite stories....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fresh and Fast

    • By Virginia Waldron on 04-10-15

    Regular price: $20.34

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