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The Amber Spyglass

Pullman, Philip

Published by Knopf, Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., 2000
ISBN 10: 0679879269 / ISBN 13: 9780679879268
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Title: The Amber Spyglass

Publisher: Knopf, Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2000

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

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True first edition. Unread. This U.S. edition precedes the UK by about three weeks. In a clear protective Brodart mylar cover. This is the scarce third novel in Phillip Pullman's acclaimed His Dark Materials trilogy that began with the Golden Compass. As war rages, Lyra and Will must journet to the dank world where no living person has ever returned. The astonishing conclusion to one of the best fantasy series, period. Light wear to tail of spine and one corner, small circular impression to front wrapper, otherwise a beautiful unread copy. Light creasing to top edge of front flap, small closed tear/crease to edge of circular cot-out on front flap. Bookseller Inventory # 1002135

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Synopsis: The unforgettable His Dark Materials trilogy that began with The Golden Compass?the modern fantasy classic that Entertainment Weekly named an "All-Time Greatest Novel" and Newsweek hailed as a "Top 100 Book of All Time"?and continued with The Subtle Knife, reaches its astonishing conclusion.

Throughout the worlds, the forces of both heaven and hell are mustering to take part in Lord Asriel's audacious rebellion. Each player in this epic drama has a role to play?and a sacrifice to make. Witches, angels, spies, assassins, tempters, and pretenders, no one will remain unscathed.

Lyra and Will have the most dangerous task of all. They must journey to a gray-lit world where no living soul has ever gone and from which there is no escape.

As war rages and Dust drains from the sky, the fate of the living?and the dead?comes to depend on Lyra and Will. On the choices they make in love, and for love, forevermore.

A #1 New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the Whitbread Award
Winner of the British Book Award (Children's)
Published in 40 Countries
 
"Masterful.... This title confirms Pullman's inclusion in the company of C.S. Lewis and Tolkien." ? Smithsonian Magazine

"Pullman has created the last great fantasy masterpiece of the twentieth century. An astounding achievement." ?The Cincinnati Enquirer

"War, politics, magic, science, individual lives and cosmic destinies are all here . . . shaped and assembled into a narrative of tremendous pace by a man with a generous, precise intelligence. I am completely enchanted." ? The New York Times Book Review

"Breathtaking adventure . . . a terrific story, eloquently told." ?The Boston Globe

Product Description: ?The most magnificent fantasy series since The Lord of the Rings.? ?The Oregonian
 
Throughout the worlds, the forces of both heaven and hell are mustering to take part in Lord Asriel?s audacious rebellion. Each player in this epic drama has a role to play--and a sacrifice to make. Witches, angels, spies, assassins, tempters, and pretenders, no one will remain unscathed.
Lyra and Will have the most dangerous task of all. They must journey to a gray-lit world where no living soul has ever gone and from which there is no escape.
As war rages and Dust drains from the sky, the fate of the living--and the dead--to depend on Lyra and Will.
 
A New York Times Bestseller
A Newsweek Top 100 Book of All Time
An Entertainment Weekly All-Time Greatest Novel
Winner of the Whitbread (now Costa) Book of the Year Award.
Winner of the British Book Award (Children's)
 
"Pullman has created the last great fantasy masterpiece of the twentieth century. An astounding achievement." -- The Cincinnati Enquirer
"Breathtaking adventure . . . a terrific story, eloquently told." -- The Boston Globe
"War, politics, magic, science, individual lives and cosmic destinies are all here . . . shaped and assembled into a narrative of tremendous pace by a man with a generous, precise intelligence. I am completely enchanted." -- The New York Times Book Review
"Masterful. . . . This title confirms Pullman's inclusion in the company of C. S. Lewis and Tolkien." -- Smithsonian Magazine

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