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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    • 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 12,155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,144

    Philip Pullman takes listeners to a world where humans have animal familiars and where parallel universes are within reach....

    • 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 8,113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,208
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,218

    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 angels....

    • 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 6,728
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,424
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,450

    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 4,123
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,864
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,838

    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

    • The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth

    • The Book of Dust, Volume 2
    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Return to the parallel world of His Dark Materials in the second volume of Philip Pullman's new best-selling masterwork The Book of Dust, and discover what comes next for Lyra ....

    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 42
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    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 400
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 328
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 331

    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

    • Lyra's Oxford

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Philip Pullman, full cast
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 545
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 312
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316

    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 Ruby in the Smoke

    • Book One
    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Anton Lesser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 825
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 427
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 426

    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

    • La brújula dorada [The Golden Compass]

    • By: Philip Pullman, Roser Berdagué - translator
    • Narrated by: Isaak García
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Lyra Belacqua y su animal daimonion llevan una vida un tanto salvaje y despreocupada entre los alumnos del Jordan College de Oxford. El destino que la aguarda la conducirá a las heladas tierras del Ártico, donde reinan los clanes de brujas y los osos polares libran virulentas luchas....

    Regular price: $12.59

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