Philip Pullman returns to the world of ‘His Dark Materials’ with ‘The Secret Commonwealth’

The second in the Book of Dust Trilogy is lengthy but worth the time investment. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-21 23:55:57 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman to release unseen His Dark Materials novella in October

Written in 2004 and auctioned for charity, Serpentine sees an adult Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon revisit Trollesund in search of secretsA previously unseen His Dark Materials story about a teenage Lyra, written by Philip Pullman over a decade ago and that he never intended to publish, will be... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-08 23:01:46 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman reveals inspiration behind Secret Commonwealth at sold-out launch

Philip Pullman officially launched The Secret Commonwealth to huge cheers at a sold-out Alexandra Palace last night, where the author appeared in conversation with journalist Zing Tsjeng on stage after readings from actors including Anne-Marie Duff and Niamh Cusack. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 18:20:42 UTC ]
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Pullman's The Secret Commonwealth tops chart of Super Thursday successes

Philip Pullman’s The Secret Commonwealth (Penguin/David Fickling) has knocked Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) from the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 54,301 copies in its first three days on sale.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 06:04:30 UTC ]
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Andrew Scott joins cast for BBC adaptation of Pullman's His Dark Materials

“Fleabag” actor Andrew Scott has joined the cast for the BBC adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-21 01:32:35 UTC ]
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Sheen returns to narrate new Philip Pullman audiobook

Michael Sheen, who narrated the first volume of Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust series, will return to the studio to narrate volume two, The Secret Commonwealth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 23:25:29 UTC ]
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Pullman's His Dark Materials series get new-look jackets

Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy is getting a new look from Scholastic UK this October to mark the publication of La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pullman’s His Dark Materials released in digital format

Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials series is released today (5th March) in ebook format for the first time. Penguin Random House, which owns the digital rights to the trilogy, is publishing Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass as ebooks, priced at £5.49 each. It is also... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Andrew Hunter Murray | 'I wanted the story to be the uncovering of a secret about this world'

Andrew Hunter Murray was out walking when an image occurred to him: a still Earth, half in light, half in darkness, no longer rotating. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Czesław Miłosz Confronts the Dark and Immutable Order of the World

When Czesław Miłosz (1911–2004) visited the University of Oklahoma in April 1978 to be honored as the fifth laureate of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, he marveled over the improbability of it all: “The Neustadt literary prize belongs too, in my opinion, to those things which... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-21 08:48:17 UTC ]
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Walliams returns with World's Worst Parents

David Walliams and Tony Ross are releasing another collection of stories, The World's Worst Parents, with HarperCollins Children's Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 23:12:15 UTC ]
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In ‘House of Glass,’ Hadley Freeman unearth’s the World War II-era secrets of her family’s past

The four siblings central to Freeman’s book, a history of a 20th-century Jewish family as much as a memoir, were outsized characters. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In the darkly comic boarding-school world of ‘Oligarchy,’ being thin is everything

Scarlett Thomas continues her streak of turning complicated subjects into must-read novels. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Philip Pullman receives J M Barrie Award

Sir Philip Pullman CBE has accepted the 2019 Action for Children’s Arts J M Barrie Award, a lifetime accolade bestowed on the author for his "outstanding talent as a storyteller who appeals to all ages, especially to the young". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 11:12:06 UTC ]
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The UK’s Tom Fickling, a ‘Sudden’ Publisher of Philip Pullman

Tom Fickling finds himself the publisher of one of the UK’s most successul authors and a partner of the world’s largest trade book publisher. The post The UK’s Tom Fickling, a ‘Sudden’ Publisher of Philip Pullman appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-07 06:30:54 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Secret Commonwealth steams into number one

Philip Pullman's The Secret Commonwealth (Penguin/David Fickling) has soared 15 places to top the Amazon Charts Most-Sold: Fiction chart, in the same week it sold 54,301 copies in hardback through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 20:59:35 UTC ]
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Visions of the future: five dark warnings from the world of classic science fiction

Science fiction is fast becoming science fact, which should be cause for concern. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Philip Pullman wins J M Barrie Award

Author Sir Philip Pullman is the winner of this year’s J M Barrie Award, given annually in recognition of a lifetime’s achievement in delighting children. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury seals secret Second World War tale

Ebury has won a five-publisher auction for Svenja O’Donnell’s book about her grandmother’s secret life in Second World War Germany. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lyra returns in Pullman’s second Book of Dust

Lyra Silvertongue, the heroine of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy, will return as an adult in The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two, which will be released on 3rd October this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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