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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 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,428
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,531
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,552

    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 that they will become witnesses to an attempted murder, and even less that they are taking the first steps in a journey that will lead them into danger and adventure unlike anything Lyra's unfettered imagination has conjured up.

    • 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: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,112
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,280
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,291

    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.

    • 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 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,821
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,590
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,610

    Lyra and Will, the two ordinary children whose extraordinary adventures begin in The Golden Compass and The Subtle Knife, are in unspeakable danger. With help from Iorek Byrnison the armored bear and two tiny Gallivespian spies, they must journey to a dank and gray-lit world where no living soul has ever gone.

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

    • By Jim on 03-16-05

    Regular price: $38.60

    • The Collectors

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Bill Nighy
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 625
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 572
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 569

    "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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Henry James, meet Rudyard Kipling

    • By Michele Kellett on 02-18-15

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Northern Lights: His Dark Materials Trilogy, Book 1

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Philip Pullman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    This is the first book in the Carnegie Medal and Guardian Award-winning trilogy His Dark Materials, from Philip Pullman. Set in a parallel world very similar to our own, Northern Lights tells the compelling story of 12-year-old Lyra's quest to rescue her friend and find her father, aided by her daemon, an armoured bear, and a witch-queen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply amazing and addictive.

    • By Vinutha on 12-20-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Amber Spyglass: His Dark Materials Trilogy, Book 3

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Philip Pullman, cast
    • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    Here is a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of the third book in Philip Pullman's trilogy His Dark Materials. Bringing the saga to a thrilling close, it reintroduces familiar characters such as Lyra, Will, Mrs Coulter, and Dr Mary Malone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous story for all ages.

    • By Jenifer on 01-16-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Subtle Knife: His Dark Materials Trilogy, Book 2

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Philip Pullman, cast
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    The thrilling second book in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy, read by the author and a full cast. In this stunning sequel to Northern Lights, the intrepid Lyra Silvertongue and her daemon, Pantalaimon, find themselves in a shimmering, haunted other world – Cittagazze where soul-eating Spectres stalk the streets and wingbeats of distant angels sound against the sky. Here she meets twelve-year-old Will Parry, a fugitive from a third universe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Subtly brilliant!

    • By James on 01-07-15

    Regular price: $18.33

    • Der goldene Kompass (His Dark Materials 1)

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Rufus Beck
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Lyra ist klug, wild, unendlich neugierig und stößt bei ihren Erkundungen auf beunruhigende Dinge: Was erforscht ihr geheimnisvoller Onkel Lord Asriel...

    Regular price: $25.02

    • Das magische Messer (His Dark Materials 2)

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Rufus Beck
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Vor Jahren verschwand Wills Vater auf einer Expedition in den hohen Norden. Auf der Suche nach ihm gerät Will durch ein Fenster in eine andere Welt...

    Regular price: $25.02

    • Das Bernstein-Teleskop (His Dark Materials 3)

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Rufus Beck
    • Length: 19 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Jetzt muss Lyra in die Welt der Toten eine alte Schuld sühnen und eine Erkenntnis suchen, die sie nur dort finden kann...

    Regular price: $37.55

    • Lyra's Oxford

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Philip Pullman, full cast
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 496
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 268

    An exciting new tale set in the world of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials saga. Lyra's Oxford opens in the thrilling comfort and familiarity of Jordan College, where Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon sit on the sun-drenched roof looking out over all of Oxford. But their peace is shattered when a strange bird (a witch's daemon, on its own) tumbles out of the sky. It is Ragi, daemon of Yelena Pazhets.

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

    • By Helen Feddema on 03-28-05

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Northern Lights (Dramatized)

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: Philip Pullman, Full Cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    The award-winning His Dark Materials trilogy is a breathtaking epic adventure spanning a multitude of worlds. Northern Lights, the opening installment, sees Lyra and her shape-changing daemon embark on a dangerous quest.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to work out what's happening

    • By Myk on 03-11-13

    Regular price: $12.40

    • The Subtle Knife (Dramatized)

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The award-winning His Dark Materials trilogy is a breathtaking epic adventure spanning a multitude of worlds. The second installment, The Subtle Knife, introduces Will Parry, a young boy in search of his long-lost explorer father.

    Regular price: $12.40

    • The Amber Spyglass (Dramatized)

    • By: Philip Pullman
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The award-winning His Dark Materials trilogy is a breathtaking epic adventure spanning a multitude of worlds. In The Amber Spyglass, the third and final installment, the war between good and evil reaches a shattering conclusion.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the best books i've ever listened to

    • By marjorie on 03-18-09

    Regular price: $12.40