Darkness Visible: Inside the World of Philip Pullman (Paperback)Nicholas Tucker (author)
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Pullman's award-winning trilogy His Dark Materials has been appreciated by readers of all ages. It is now set to welcome new fans as it is adapted for television by the BBC in 2018, and the first part of his new trilogy, The Book of Dust, at last sees publication.
Nicholas Tucker, a leading authority on children's literature, writes about the man he knows as a friend. Unpacking and examining Pullman's life and the sources he drew on for his masterpiece, he explores the world of science, theology, imagination and adventure that Pullman has created.
Including a personal interview with Pullman himself, Darkness Visible offers a unique exploration of the author's work - and its controversies.
"Enigmas from His Dark Materials are unraveled... Unmissable for all Pullman readers"
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
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“An insight for Pullman fans”
I was lucky enough to receive a copy of this book in return for an honest review .
It didn't take me long to read as it is divided into helpful chapter headings.
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“The perfect companion for the much loved series ”
Though I found Tucker's writing a little dry at times, there is no doubt in my mind that he knows his stuff and talks about it with great enthusiasm. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who is interested... More
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