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The Girl and the Mountain

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His Dark Materials: Season Two – TV Series Review

His Dark Materials: Season Two – TV Series Review 

Over the years, fans of media adaptations of books had to learn to live with the possibility the sequels and/or the follow ups to TV shows and/or movies would never be made. The opposite of this would be when the sequels were made and released, and the audience was left feeling the same finesse was […]

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His Dark Materials – Season One Review

His Dark Materials – Season One Review 

Back in 1999, it was announced that both The Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter were becoming film franchises. There was both excitement and apprehension. Excitement because fans were going to get movies based on their favorite fantasy books, and apprehension because—at the time—so many movies based on fantasy or science fiction books had […]

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The Ten Strangest Races in Fantasy Literature

The Ten Strangest Races in Fantasy Literature 

To me one of the most wonderful things about reading fantasy is the chance to encounter strange and magical beings that couldn’t possibly exist in the real world. Ferocious and exotic warriors, wise immortals, fey creatures as beautiful as they are mysterious, people made from wood or stone, animals that walk and talk like humans, […]

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His Dark Materials – TV Series

His Dark Materials – TV Series 

The Golden Compass was an utter failure because a movie company bought the rights to a book that explored and commented upon (primarily) the Catholic religion, and then decided it didn’t want the movie to explore or comment upon the Catholic religion. This is all the more ridiculous when you consider Pullman says that the His Dark Materials […]

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The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman

The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
4.5

This review contains spoilers. Read with caution if you have yet to finish the book. That great first love, think Romeo and Juliet, Jack and Rose, a beautiful notion but a realistic one? Rose was married for sixty odd years after Jack died yet instead of going to the man she spent her life with […]

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The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman

The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
4

This review contains some spoilers. Read with caution if you have yet to finish the book. After thoroughly enjoying The Northern Lights I was eager to get onto The Subtle Knife and I was instantly intrigued by Pullman’s approach at opening with an entirely new set of characters. As well as new characters Pullman throws […]

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Northern Lights by Philip Pullman

Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
4.5

I’ve always found that the best examples of children’s literature are those that don’t try to be for children, they don’t pander to a younger reader, but rather just aim to be a piece of literature in their own right. Pullman drew his inspiration for His Dark Materials from Milton’s Paradise Lost, Blake’s Songs of […]

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