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La belle sauvage

Author: Philip Pullman
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Malcolm Polstead and his daemon, Asta, are used to overhearing news and the occasional scandal at the inn run by his family. But during a winter of unceasing rain, Malcolm finds a mysterious object - and finds himself in grave danger. Inside the object is a cryptic message about something called Dust; and it's not long before Malcolm is approached by the spy for whom this message was actually intended. When she asks  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Novels
Young adult fiction
Fantasy fiction
Young adult works
Juvenile works
Steampunk fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Pullman
ISBN: 9780375815300 0375815309 9780553510720 055351072X 9780857561084 0857561081
OCLC Number: 1021055157
Awards: Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2017
2018 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults.
Target Audience: HL770L
Description: 449 pages : color illustration ; 24 cm
Contents: ONE The terrace room --
TWO The acorn --
THREE Lyra --
FOUR Uppsala --
FIVE The scholar --
SIX Glazing springs --
SEVEN Too soon --
EIGHT The league of St. Alexander --
NINE Counterclockwise --
TEN Lord Asriel --
ELEVEN Three legs --
TWELVE Alice talks --
THIRTEEN The Bologna instrument --
FOURTEEN Lady with a monkey --
FIFTEEN The potting shed SIXTEEN The pharmacy --
SEVENTEEN Pilgrims' tower --
EIGHTEEN Lord Murderer --
NINETEEN The poacher --
TWENTY The sisters of Holy Obedience --
TWENTY-ONE The enchanted Island --
TWENTY -TWO Resin --
TWENTY-THREE Ancientry --
TWENTY-FOUR The mausoleum --
TWENTY-FIVE A quiet rode.
Other Titles: Book of dust.
Responsibility: Philip Pullman.


Eleven-year-old Malcolm Polstead and his daemon, Asta, live with his parents at the Trout Inn near Oxford. Across the River Thames (which Malcolm navigates often using his beloved canoe, a boat by  Read more...


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