The Magical Worlds of Philip Pullman: A Treasury of Fascinating Facts
Penguin, 2006 - 158 pages
Philip Pullman's epic fantasy series - His Dark Materials - chronicling the adventures of Lyra Silvertongue, her shapeshifting daemon Pantalaimon, and Will Parry on their multi-dimensional odyssey to save all of reality from the mysterious substance known as Dust, has captivated young and old readers alike. 'The Magical Worlds of Philip Pullman' takes his fans on a journey through the worlds of art, science, and religion that inspired Pullman to craft his saga. From the philosophy of William Blake and John Milton's classic poem Paradise Lost to quantum physics and the Bible, discover the complex origins and controversial themes that have made Pullman's trilogy a modern marvel in literature.
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Magical Works of Phillip PullmanUser Review - artstufff - Overstock.com
Interesting background on the Dark Materials trilogy. I thought it would contain more about the science behind it but Pullmans philosophical background is also interesting. I found the books layout ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ArmyAngel1986 - LibraryThing
Explains the inspirations for some of Pullman's characters and settings, very entertaining. Read full review
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