Dark Matter

Dark Matter

Shedding Light on Philip Pullman's Trilogy His Dark Materials

Paperback - 2004
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"My books are about killing God."So declares Philip Pullman, the award-winning author of the bestsellingHis Dark Materialstrilogy of fantasy novels:The Golden Compass, The Subtle KnifeandThe Amber Spyglass.Appealing to millions of children and adults alike, Pullman's books create a universe in which the church is the enemy and God is the master villain.Cultural analyst Tony Watkins offers an even-handed and appreciative critique of Philip Pullman's books, exploring their religious and scientific underpinnings and highlighting their cultural and spiritual significance. Interacting deeply with Pullman's published writings and providing exclusive interview material, Watkins sheds light and insight on the worldview of one of today's most influential fantasy novelists.Whether you are a long-time devotee or are discovering Pullman for the first time,Dark Matteris enlightening reading for fans, educators and parents alike.
Publisher: Downers Grove, IL : InterVarsity Press, c2004.
ISBN: 9780830833795
083083379X
Branch Call Number: 823.914
Characteristics: 221 p. ; 21 cm.

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