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The golden compass

Author: Philip Pullman
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1997, ©1995.
Series: Del Rey fantasy; His dark materials, bk. 1.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Ballantine Books ed., [Special ed.]View all editions and formats
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Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Pullman
ISBN: 0345413350 9780345413352
OCLC Number: 38866284
Notes: "A Del Rey book."
Description: xii, 351 p. ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Del Rey fantasy; His dark materials, bk. 1.
Responsibility: Philip Pullman ; [with an introduction by Terry Brooks.

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Accompanied by her daemon, Lyra Belacqua sets out to prevent her best friend and other kidnapped children from becoming the subject of gruesome experiments in the Far North.

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The Golden (moral) Compass

by stuart.weibel (WorldCat user published 2006-02-07) Excellent Permalink
Allegorical adventure fantasy has assumed a popular place in our cultural: the Tolkien trilogy, Harry Potter, the Star Wars series, and of course the Wizard of Oz, are prominent examples. Philip Pullman’s trilogy (His Dark Materials) may not reach the levels of acceptance and commercial success of these...
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