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  • The Collectors

  • By: Philip Pullman
  • Narrated by: Bill Nighy
  • Length: 32 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 717
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"But the thing is," said Horley, "they didn’t know each other at all. Never heard of each other. It wasn’t about the makers. Only about the works." On a dark winter's night in 1970, Horley and Grinstead huddle for warmth in the Senior Common Room of a college in Oxford. Conversation turns to the two impressive works of art that Horley has recently added to his collection....

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  • Henry James, meet Rudyard Kipling

  • By Michele Kellett on 02-18-15

Anticipating The Book of Dust!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-05-15

Disturbing backstory for His Dark Materials series. Narration is fabulous I highly recommend The Collectors and all of Pullman's work

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