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Serpentine

by Philip Pullman

'new gen' - Great Books for Young Adults Crime / Mystery Shorter Reads

Serpentine Synopsis

A brand new short story set in the world of His Dark Materials and The Book of Dust by master storyteller, Philip Pullman.

Serpentine is a perfect gift for every Pullman fan, new and old.

'Lyra Silvertongue, you're very welcome . . . Yes, I know your new name. Serafina Pekkala told me everything about your exploits'

Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon have left the events of His Dark Materials far behind.

In this snapshot of their forever-changed lives they return to the North to visit an old friend, where we will learn that things are not exactly as they seem . . .

Illustrated throughout by Tom Duxbury, the perfect re-entry for fans of His Dark Materials and a wonderful companion to The Book of Dust.

Serpentine Press Reviews

'It's a stunning achievement, the universe Pullman has created and continues to build on'

New York Times

'Pullman is an easeful storyteller and an intricate and inventive world-builder, and everything he has to write is worth reading' Telegraph

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ISBN: 9780241475249
Publication date: 15/10/2020
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241475249
Publication date: 15th October 2020
Author: Philip Pullman
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd an imprint of Penguin Random House Children's UK
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 80 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction, Crime / Mystery, Shorter Reads,
Categories: Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage), Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage), Fantasy, Crime & mystery, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman was born in Norwich, England, in 1946 and grew up in Zimbabwe and Wales. He has won many awards, including the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Book Award and the Whitbread Book of the Year Award. His acclaimed trilogy, His Dark Materials, has been published in thirty-nine languages and sold tens of millions of copies. He lives in Oxford with his wife, and has two sons.   Author photo © K T Bruce

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