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Exploring Philip Pullman"s His Dark Materials

An Unauthorized Adventure Through The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials)

by Lois Gresh

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Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature: literary criticism,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Children"s Literature - General,
  • Reference - General,
  • Regional, Ethnic, Genre, Specific Subject,
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Reference / General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections,
  • Fantasy fiction, English,
  • Fiction,
  • History and criticism,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Young adult fiction, English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10388864M
    ISBN 10031234743X
    ISBN 109780312347437


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