The Subtle Knife
“What is he? A friend, or an enemy?” “He is a murderer.”
Will has just killed a man. He’s on the run. His escape will take him far beyond his own world, to the eerie disquiet of a deserted city, and to a girl, Lyra. Her fate is strangely linked to his own, and together they must find the most powerful weapon in all the worlds…
- A stunning illustrated edition of the second in Philip Pullman's much loved series, HIS DARK MATERIALS, featuring breathtaking full-colour illustrations by Chris Wormell.
- HIS DARK MATERIALS is one of the most popular and successful children's series of all time.
- First published in 1995, and acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, it won the UK's top awards for children's literature.
- "Remarkable writing: courageous and dangerous as the best art should be" (The Times).
- "Rarely, if ever, have readers been offered such a casket of wonders" (Independent).
- The BBC/HBO series was a huge success in 2019 and 2020 with an all star cast of Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, Anne-Marie Duff and Lin- Manuel Miranda.