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Beyond His Dark Materials

Author : Susan Redington Bobby
ISBN : 9781476600819
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Beyond the His Dark Materials series lies a vast fictional realm populated by the many diverse character creations of Philip Pullman. During a more than 30-year career, Pullman has created worlds filled with quests, trials, tragedies and triumphs, and this book explores those worlds. The picture books, novellas and novels written for children, adolescents and adults are analyzed through the themes of innocence and experience. The journeys Pullman sets his characters on teach them that one must embrace change, loss and suffering to grow in wisdom and grace.

British Writers

Author : Jay Parini
ISBN : 0684315181
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Covers hundreds of writers who have made contributions to British, Irish and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the present day. Introductory essays and chronological tables open each volume and provide historical background. Each Supplement covers approximately 20 additional authors.

Philip Pullman Master Storyteller

Author : Claire Squires
ISBN : 0826427642
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Philip Pullman is one of the most commercially and critically successful British authors of the past decade. With a writing career extending back to the early 1970s, Pullman's great achievement has been in the publication of the His Dark Materials trilogy: Northern Lights (1995; US title The Golden Compass), The Subtle Knife (1997) and The Amber Spyglass (2000). With these novels, which have appealed equally to children and to adults, Pullman has carved a space for himself as a writer of moral seriousness, imaginative depth and storytelling virtuosity. Claire Squires' book is the first comprehensive and authoritative study of this great writer. The focus is on Pullman's central achievement with His Dark Materials, but it also considers his entire oeuvre. Importantly, the book informs readers about the contexts, sources and influences behind the trilogy, and examines the controversies and debates that have surrounded the trilogy and its creator, since its publication.

Two Crafty Criminals

Author : Philip Pullman
ISBN : 9780375988684
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Benny Kaminsky and Thunderbolt Dobney lead a rag-tag gang of neighborhood rowdies. Their territory is the New Cut on London's South Bank—a place bristling with swindlers, bookies, pickpockets, and the occasional policeman. And their aim is to solve crimes. When counterfeit coins start showing up in their neighborhood, Thunderbolt fears his own father may be behind the crime. But his friends devise a way to trap the real culprit. Then the gang takes on the case of some stolen silver. They have just two clues—a blob of wax, and an unusually long match. But even this slippery thief is unmasked by the determined kids of the New Cut. Filled with silly sleuthing, improbable disguises, crazy ruses, and merry mayhem, these stories are action-packed romps from one of the best storytellers ever—Philip Pullman.

Media Review Digest

Author : C. Edward Wall
ISBN : 0876503873
Genre : Audio-visual materials
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Thunderbolt S Waxwork

Author : Philip Pullman
ISBN : 0140364102
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The New Cut Gang is a group of urchins ranging from 6-year-old Sharkey Bob to 13-year-old Bridie Malone. They inhabit the streets around Lambeth Walk and the New Cut. In 1892, it is a place full of gangsters, bookies, pickpockets, swindlers, horse thieves and the occasional tentative policeman.

Children S Literature Review

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ISBN : UOM:39015068951899
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Darkness Visible

Author : Nicholas Tucker
ISBN : 0743498194
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A biographical portrait of the popular fantasy author looks at the life and work of Philip Pullman, examining the influences on his writing, including the author's unconventional childhood, and analyzing such key titles as Clockwork, I Was a Rat!, and the Dark Materials trilogy, all enhanced by never-before-published personal photographs, interview material, and illustrations from his novels. Original.

Supernatural Fiction Writers Guy Gavriel Kay To Roger Zelazny

Author : Richard Bleiler
ISBN : 0684312522
Genre : Authors
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Profiles the most significant contemporary British and American writers of fantasy and horror. Entries cover all aspects of each writer's career.

The Junior Bookshelf

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ISBN : IND:30000008590394
Genre : Children's literature
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