Northern Lights - The Graphic Novel Volume 1 by Philip Pullman
  

Northern Lights - The Graphic Novel Volume 1

Written by Philip Pullman
Illustrated by Clement Oubrerie
Part of the His Dark Materials Series

RRP £12.99

Synopsis

Northern Lights - The Graphic Novel Volume 1 by Philip Pullman

`Without this child, we shall all die.' Lyra Belacqua lives half-wild and carefree among the scholars of Jordan College, with her daemon familiar always by her side. But the arrival of her fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, draws her to the heart of a terrible struggle - a struggle born of Gobblers and stolen children, witch clans and armoured bears. As she hurtles towards danger in the cold far North, Lyra never suspects the shocking truth: she alone is destined to win, or to lose, the biggest battle imaginable. The first book in a stunning three-volume graphic novel adaptation of Northern Lights.

Reviews

Spellbinding. * Daily Telegraph * The story's signature fantasies are realized with compelling force. Skillfully translated back into English, Melchior-Durand and Oubrerie's retelling will bring Pullman's work new fans and give previous readers new pleasure. * Publishers Weekly (starred review) * Superb . . . all-stops-out thrilling. * The Washington Post * A stunning, dense and deep novel . . . funny and unquenchably imaginative. * Observer * Pullman's writing is spellbinding, his storytelling brilliant. * Scotsman *

About the Author

Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman is the author of the multi-award winning fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials. He has won numerous awards for his children’s books, including the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Book Award, the Smarties Prize, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and a CBE. In 2008, The Times named Pullman as one of the 50 greatest writers since 1945. Philip Pullman lives in Oxford with his wife, and has two sons. Read more the author here.

Author photo © Michael Leckie portrait.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
80 pages

Author

Philip Pullman
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Author's Website

www.philip-pullman.com

Publisher

Doubleday Children's Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

24th September 2015

ISBN

9780857534620


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