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His Dark Materials Illuminated: Critical Essays on Philip Pullman's Trilogy (Landscapes of Childhood)

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The first critical analysis of Philip Pullman’s cross-age fantasy trilogy.
Paperback, 242 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Wayne State University Press
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Yousra Bushehri
Has some of the best essays about Pullman's work. I loved reading it - my highlighter and Post-It's definitely got a workout. The essays weren't hard to understand and they answered a lot of my questions about the book and got me thinking about stuff I didn't even consider while reading the His Dark Materials trilogy.

I read this book to help me write an essay about Children and their relationship with Darkness, so I didn't exactly read ALL the essays, but I read most (some just because they hav
Various interesting essays, some more relevant than others in my opinion, but I think it is worth a read.
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