The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

The Golden Compass

Lyra is rushing to the cold, far North, where witch clans and armored bears rule. North, where the Gobblers take the children they steal--including her friend Roger. North, where her fearsome uncle Asriel is trying to build a bridge to a parallel world.Can one small girl make a difference in such great and terrible endeavors? This is Lyra: a savage, a schemer, a liar, and...

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The Golden Compass Reviews

  • Bright
    the golden compass trilogy seems like a natural progression in christian literature. yes, it is christian literature, the same way the chronicles of narnia are. aslan is only a lion when the reader is about 10 or so in the united states. after a point, he unrepentantly becomes jesus. and the four ch...
  • Jessica ❁ ➳ Silverbow ➳ ❁ Rabid Reads-no-more
    9/8/17:1. I cleared my rating. If that doesn't sufficiently refute the claim that I "just wanted" to give THE GOLDEN COMPASS 1.0 star, then you're irrational, and further discussion is pointless. 2. I am a BOOK REVIEW BLOGGER. That's what I do. If you want to make cracks about being a trophy wife, g...
  • James
    I enjoyed the premise and theme of the book. Pullman created well thought out and memorable characters. It was a little too technical for me in regard to the depths of fantasy, i.e. I had to go back and look up the meaning of some of the made up words in the book to stay focused on what was actually...
  • Jayson
    (B+) 78% | GoodNotes: A solid story and well written, but very much a children’s tale with one child going on a quest to save other children....
  • Bookdragon Sean
    This novel is an absolute work of pure genius, and is in my top ten reads of all time. Before I go into the depths of character and plot, let me start by saying this book is up there with other fantasy hard hitters: by this I mean books like The Lord of the Rings and The Chronicles of Narnia: the bo...
  • Hailey (HaileyinBookland)
    2.5*I never read this as a kid and maybe I would have enjoyed it more if I had, but it was just okay for me!...
  • Cait • A Page with a View
    I hadn't read this since elementary school and am so glad I took the time to come back to it! I don't know that it would be a full 5 stars if I just picked it up today, but we're going with 5 out of nostalgia. Lyra was one of my favorite characters as a kid and is still just as fierce & wonderful as...
  • Sean Gibson
    I don’t love the Beatles.*Ducks as he is castigated by the seething masses*I also don’t love green vegetables, punches to the face, or going to the dentist, though I don’t think those revelatory disclosures will elicit much in the way of rage-fueled attempts to slit my throat with the...
  • ~Poppy~
    “You cannot change what you are, only what you do.” “So Lyra and her daemon turned away from the world they were born in, and looked toward the sun, and walked into the sky.” ...

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