Northern Lights (Golden Compass) (His Dark Materials) (His Dark Materials)

by Phillip Pullman | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 9781407104058 Global Overview for this book
Registered by KT-J of Bury, Lancashire United Kingdom on 12/30/2007
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2 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by KT-J from Bury, Lancashire United Kingdom on Sunday, December 30, 2007
I saw The Golden Compass at the cinema recently and have been told by various people that the books are much better so I thought I'd better buy this and see if they were right. I enjoyed the film so I'm hoping the book won't be spoiled now!

Journal Entry 2 by KT-J from Bury, Lancashire United Kingdom on Monday, March 31, 2008
I really enjoyed this book - it was quite different to the film in places but so much more detailed so I understood a lot more of the background and you got more of a feel for the characters. It was also much darker than the film. I'm really looking forward to reading the other books and seeing what happens next!

Journal Entry 3 by stubee at Bury, Lancashire United Kingdom on Wednesday, June 26, 2019
I caught this off KT-J's bookshelf as my current read. I've not read this before but I did see the film (although I've forgotten what happens and I've heard it's not a good adaptation anyway so that's good that I've forgotten what happens).

I wanted to read this before the BBC/HBO TV series is released later this year.

Journal Entry 4 by stubee at Bury, Lancashire United Kingdom on Wednesday, July 10, 2019
I loved this book, it’s so well written, the imagery is fantastic and it’s just a wonderfully crated novel. I thought all the characters where well developed and Lyra although she can be a bit annoying (I felt she squealed a lot) was brilliant as the main protagonist. I can’t wait to read the other books in the trilogy.

I'm not sure what KT-J wants to do with this now so I’ll put it on my reserved list until it's decided.

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