Title: The Subtle Knife ***RARE -- SIGNED -- ...
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, NY
Publication Date: 1997
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket As Issued
Edition: 1st American Edition, 1st Printing.
Book Type: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)
ADVANCE READING COPY (ARC). First American Edition (True First Edition, precedes UK edition) of the Uncorrected Proof. Unread Fine copy, very slight curl to the tip of the front cover lower corner, small section (less than 1/2" X 1/4") of the top blue cover layer has been removed (leaving the lower blue layer) from front cover upper corner (similar effect happens when you remove a piece of tape - it takes the top layer it was stuck to, but leaves the lower layers). NO creases, NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box. Bookseller Inventory # 000990
Synopsis: ? The most magnificent fantasy series since The Lord of the Rings.? --The Oregonian
Lost in a new world, Lyra finds Will--a boy on the run, a murderer--a worthy and welcome ally. For this is a world where soul-eating Specters stalk the streets and witches share the skies with troops of angels.
Each is searching--Lyra for the meaning of Dark Matter, Will for his missing father?but what they find instead is a deadly secret, a knife of untold power. And neither Lyra nor Will suspects how tightly their lives, their loves, their destinies are bound together . . . until they are split apart.
A #1 New York Times Bestseller
A Newsweek Top 100 Book of All Time
An Entertainment Weekly All-Time Greatest Novel
?The story gallops with ferocious momentum.? -- The New York Times Book Review
?Pullman?s imagination soars. . . . A literary rollercoaster ride you won?t want to miss.? -- The Boston Globe
?Destined to become a classic.? --Detroit Free Press
? The Subtle Knife is as absorbing and irresistible as The Golden Compass--and even more so, as powerful forces are set in motion. A brilliantly conceived work.? --Lloyd Alexander, author of the Prydain Chronicles, and Newbery Medalist for The High King
The spellbinding sequel to 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," continues the epic adventure, catapulting readers between worlds, and toward a devastating discovery.
Lost in a new world, Lyra finds Will?a boy on the run, a murderer?a worthy and welcome ally. For this is a world where soul-eating Specters stalk the streets and witches share the skies with troops of angels.
Each is searching?Lyra for the meaning of Dark Matter, Will for his missing father?but what they find instead is a deadly secret, a knife of untold power. And neither Lyra nor Will suspects how tightly their lives, their loves, their destinies are bound together...until they are split apart.
A #1 New York Times Bestseller
Published in 40 Countries
?Just as quick-moving and unputdownable as The Golden Compass. . . . The mysteries deepen and the wonders grow even more extravagant.? ? The Washington Post
?Pullman?s imagination soars . . . A literary rollercoaster ride you won?t want to miss.?? The Boston Globe
?The story gallops with ferocious momentum . . . Devilishly inventive.? ? The New York Times Book Review
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