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Subtle Knife, The by Phillip Pullman

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AuthorPhillip Pullman
TitleSubtle Knife, The
SeriesHis Dark Materials
Volume2
YearUnknown
GenreFantasy
 
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Submitted by Anonymous 
(Feb 15, 2004)

I found The Subtle Kinfe to be an extraordinary read. The only problem was it that it finished, and started the third book of the trilogy which i found much more intense and sometimes difficult to understand. The Subtle Knife, in its self was absolutely fantastic, and it was a great way to introduce the character Will. However i did prefer Northern Lights but The Subtle Knife is still a great read, and the whole trilogy together are completely compatible with each other, to make this series one of the greatest ever.


Submitted by Anonymous 
(Apr 04, 2003)

The Subtle Knife, the sequel to The Golden Compass, is just as exhilarating as the first book, but with an added dose of suspense and an utterly riveting plot. This novel has a classic theme of good vs. evil throughout the story.
Phillip Pullman's creativity is expert and the main characters, Lyra, a sassy thirteen year old, and Will, a brave boy who desperately wants to protect his mother from all danger, team together on the journey of their life.


Submitted by Anonymous 
(Dec 12, 2002)

If Northern Lights was a great read, then The Subtle Knife is nothing short of Magic.Will and Lyra are on the run, searching for Will's father, Lost in the world edges, now passing as a Tartar in Lyra's World.Lyra wants to find how to have her world be rid of Dust, Evil. Peril. Will's lost His mother, Left her cat home, and he's killed someone. They are on the run, with limited help.


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