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The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, Bk 3)
The Amber Spyglass - His Dark Materials, Bk 3
Author: Philip Pullman
Will is the bearer of the knife. Now, accompanied by angels, his task is to deliver that powerful, dangerous weapon to Lord Asriel -- by the command of his dying father. — But how can he go looking for Lord Asriel when Lyra is gone? Only with her help can he fathom the myriad plots and and intrigues that beset him.  — The two great powers of ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780439993586
ISBN-10: 043999358X
Publication Date: 9/14/2001
Pages: 548
Reading Level: Young Adult
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4.5 stars, based on 14 ratings
Publisher: Gardners Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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A great ending to the trilogy. This story is magical and not all happiness and sunshine- great drama. I loved it.
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Helpful Score: 4
When I bought these books at the bookstore I bought the entire trilogy because I knew they would be that good, and I was right! Book three has everything you could ask for as a fantasy reader-a war upon which the outcome will determine the fate of the world and the key to winning it might just depend upon two children! Great!
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I HIGHLY recommend this entire series (His Dark Materials), although I like the first and third more than the second. They are set in such well-thought-out, intriguing worlds, and I love Pullman's writing style. His plot lines and characters are as phenomenal and well-thought-out as his settings. Lyra is quite possibly my FAVORITE fictional character, which is saying a lot.
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Helpful Score: 2
The Amber Spyglass brings the intrigue of The Golden Compass and The Subtle Knife to a heart-stopping end, marking the final volume of His Dark Materials as the most powerful of the trilogy.
Along with the return of Lyra and other familiar characters from the first two books come a host of new characters: the Mulefa, mysterious wheeled creatures with the power to see Dust; Gallivespian Lord Roke, a hand-high spymaster to Lord Asriel; and Metatron, a fierce and mighty angel. So too come startling revelations: the painful price Lyra must pay to walk through the land of the dead, the haunting power of Dr. Malone's amber spyglass, and the names of who will liveand who will diefor love. And all the while, war rages with the Kingdom of Heaven, a brutal battle thatin its shocking outcomewill uncover the secret of Dust.

Philip Pullman deftly brings the cliffhangers and mysteries of His Dark Materials to an earth-shattering conclusion and confirms his fantasy trilogy as an undoubted and enduring classic.
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This brings the His Dark Materials trilogy to a grand and emotional conclusion. I loved it, and couldn't get it out of my head!
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This is the third book in Phillip Pullman's "His Dark Materials" trilogy.

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Will (Primary Character)
Lyra Belacqua / Silvertongue (Primary Character)
Mrs. Coulter (Major Character)
Pantalaimon (Major Character)
Lord Asriel (Major Character)
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