Discover the incredible world of His Dark Materials
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'the most dangerous, terrifying, breathtaking book you'll ever read' Explorer Benedict Allen supporting Philip Pullman's trilogy on the BBC's Big Read Competition. Philip Pullman created controversy - both literary and religious - with his internationally bestselling His Dark Materials trilogy, but he also found fans across all generations, Readers of The Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass have been left intrigued by the fantastical scenarios and wondrous world's experienced by Lyra and Will in their quest. Dark Matters, the indispensable, unofficial guide to the trilogy, contains - an A to Z guide of the intricacies of plot and character - a biography of the author - commentary on the adaptions of the novels - analysis of the impact of the National Theatre's sell out interpretation for the stage - a look forward to the projected feature film The complexities of the issues within the trilogy became more apparent with each reading and continue to intrigue as well as attracting new fans. Now, at last , adults and children alike can further plumb the depths of these richly imaginative works in this comprehensive and essential companion.