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The Subtle Knife Audiobook

The Subtle Knife: His Dark Materials, Book 2

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Publisher's Summary

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 and wingbeats of distant angels sound against the sky. But she is not without allies: 12-year-old Will Parry, fleeing for his life after taking another's, has also stumbled into this strange new realm.

On a perilous journey from world to world, Lyra and Will uncover a deadly secret: an object of extraordinary and devastating power. And with every step, they move closer to an even greater threat, and the shattering truth of their own destiny.

Listen to the rest of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials series.

©1997 Philip Pullman; (P)Random House, Inc., Listening Library, A Division Of Random House, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"The superb production of this fascinating fantasy epic makes it a heart-thumping listening adventure." (AudioFile)
"The story gallops with ferocious momentum [and] Pullman is devilishly inventive. (The New York Times Book Review)
"More than fulfilling the promise of The Golden Compass, this second volume starts off at a heart-thumping pace and never slows down." (Publishers Weekly)
"A resoundingly successful sequel." (Booklist)

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    Marcos 05-28-15
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    "wasn't as good as the frist"

    i didnt like the transition in the beginning.
    There were a few slow points but I like how everything was tied together. going to read/listen to the third book only to finish the story.

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    Melinda Teeny Seattle, WA USA 05-12-15
    Melinda Teeny Seattle, WA USA 05-12-15
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    "Great story but audible error"

    Audible has the chapters wrong . Overall this is a great story. I very much enjoy the cast of characters in the story

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    Brittany Wall 05-03-15
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    Loved everything but the terrible music between chapters. Startling and Broke my concentration every time.

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    Jeff 04-24-15
    Jeff 04-24-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Wow really well done"

    Full cast was fantastic and the story is as well

    One of the best audio books i have read hands down.

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    Anthony 04-19-15
    Anthony 04-19-15 Member Since 2014
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    "A sequel at least as interesting as the first book"

    So, The Golden Compass was pretty good.... What next? How about a new protagonist? How about a few more universes?

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    "Good, but then Bla"

    I was getting into this book , but towards the end I detected the sound of a grinding axe and the book lost its appeal. I dislike stories created to preach at me without warning. I am going to read the next book just to be sure, but I think this guy is upset at other peoples religious views and is trying to poke at them by forcing it into some kind of skewed version of itself. Fantasy created in the mind of a good writer is just better then when a writer has to use a crutch.

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    Diego Cardona medellín, Antioquia Colombia 04-02-15
    Diego Cardona medellín, Antioquia Colombia 04-02-15
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    "Pensé que era mejor"

    Demasiados personajes con propósitos no visibles ,pensé que era mas atrevido . No define y no deja ganas de buscar el 3.

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    Tanpopo 03-15-15
    Tanpopo 03-15-15 Member Since 2015

    Author. Nerd. Knight-errant. Lover of food and good books.

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    "I have so many feelings right now"

    Too many feelings. And most of them hurt. But that was a beautiful book. Haven't felt this way in a long time:

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    laurent 02-26-15
    laurent 02-26-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Just a bit scary"

    Just a bit scary. And music is scary as well. Some violence, no blood. Very interesting though. By, 9yo boy

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    Misste 02-24-15
    Misste 02-24-15 Member Since 2017
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    "Still Love It"

    I had read this series when I heard the movie was coming out and gave it to my daughter to read, who was about the same age as Lyra when I gave it to her. I love it, she loves it...great story. Needless to say the movie, though exciting was a disappointment compared to the book.

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