Enter the realm of His Dark Materials-soon to be a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig.
After exploring the worlds of Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, and Narnia, David Colbert turns to Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy. From the philosophy of William Blake and John Milton's poem Paradise Lost to quantum physics and the Bible, this book reveals the complex origins and controversial themes that make Pullman's trilogy a modern marvel in literature.
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Formerly a head writer of television's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, and an editorial director of HarperCollins, David Colbert is best known as author of the acclaimed Eyewitness history series. A graduate of Brown University, he studied anthropology and mythology and has spent much of his life in libraries. He lives in the United Kingdom.Review:
David Colbert's examination of 'His Dark Materials' is intelligent and perceptive and full of good sense... a good guide. -- Philip Pullman
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