Read by the author and a full cast8 hours 55 minutes, 8 CDsThe universe has broken wide, and Lyra's friend lies dead. Desperate for answers and set...more
Read by the author and a full cast8 hours 55 minutes, 8 CDsThe universe has broken wide, and Lyra's friend lies dead. Desperate for answers and set on revenge, Lyra bursts into a new world in pursuit of his killer. Instead, she finds Will, just twelve years old and already a murderer himself. He's on a quest as fierce as Lyra's, and together they strike out into this sunlit otherworld.On this journey marked by danger, Will and Lyra forge ahead. But with every step and each new horror, they move closer to the greatest threat of all—and the shattering truth of their own destiny.In this stunning sequel to The Golden Compas, Philip Pullman continues His Dark Materials trilogy and confirms it as an undoubted and enduring classic.AWARDS AND HONORSALA Best Books for Young AdultsPublishers Weekly Best Book of the YearHorn Book Fanfare Honor BookBulletin of the Center for Children's BooksBlue Ribbon BookBook Links Best Book of the YearParents' Choice Gold Book AwardAmerican Bookseller "Pick of the Lists" less
Pullman masterfully continues his epic tale in this second volume of the His Dark Materials series. The series is made even better with the addition of new characters, places, and moral dilemmas, and Will is a fascinating character to unravel.