This stunning box set contains the three books in the trilogy: The Subtle Knife, Northern Lights and The Amber Spyglass, and is the perfect gift for anyone who is looking for a challenging read. It's recommended for age 10 and above. --Susan Harrison
"Philip Pullman. Is he the best storyteller ever?" (The Observer) --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
Philip Pullman CBE, FRSL (born 19 October 1946) is an English writer from Norwich. He is the best-selling author of several books, most notably his trilogy of fantasy novels, His Dark Materials, and his fictionalised biography of Jesus, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ. The first book of His Dark Materials has been turned into the film The Golden Compass and the first two books from his Sally Lockhart series as well as his children's novel I was a Rat! or The Scarlet Slippers have been adapted for television.
Lucy Hughes-Hallett is a cultural historian and critic. She is the author of Cleopatra: Queen, Lover, Legend and Heroes: Saviours, Traitors and Supermen. She reviews regularly for the Sunday Times Books Section.--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.