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  • 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, including the very first meeting of those two legends and friends Lee Scoresby, the Texan balloonist, and Iorek Byrnison, the armored bear.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • great fun

  • By Richard on 11-27-09

The meeting of the Texas and the Bear.

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-22-18

I so appreciated this story of how they met.
As always, his writing is wonderful.
The bit about the rifle 35 years later brought tears to my eyes.