In his award-winning fantasy trilogy, HIS DARK MATERIALS, Philip Pullman invents a richly detailed and marvellously imagined world that is complex and thought-provoking enough to enthrall readers of all ages.
Philip Pullman CBE, FRSL (born 19 October 1946) is an English
writer from Norwich. He is the best-selling author of several
books, most notably his trilogy of fantasy novels, His Dark
Materials, and his fictionalised biography of Jesus, The Good Man
Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ. The first book of His Dark
Materials has been turned into the film The Golden Compass and the
first two books from his Sally Lockhart series as well as his
children's novel I was a Rat! or The Scarlet Slippers have been
adapted for television.
Lucy Hughes-Hallett is a cultural historian and critic. She is the author of Cleopatra- Queen, Lover, Legend and Heroes- Saviours, Traitors and Supermen. She reviews regularly for the Sunday Times Books Section.
One of the supreme literary dreamers and magicians of our time *
The Guardian *
Philip Pullman. Is he the best storyteller ever? * The Observer *