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The Amber Spyglass
The Amber Spyglass
Author: Philip Pullman
Suitable for those who are dying to learn the fate of Will and Lyra, hoping for the return of Iorek Byrnison, longing to know the truthabout Dust, and waiting to face the ultimate clash of opposing powers, this book has the answers.
ISBN-13: 9781405663502
ISBN-10: 1405663502
Publication Date: 12/7/2009
Edition: Large type edition
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Publisher: Galaxy
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 5
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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Helpful Score: 4
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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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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People/Characters
Will (Primary Character)
Lyra Belacqua / Silvertongue (Primary Character)
Mrs. Coulter (Major Character)
Pantalaimon (Major Character)
Lord Asriel (Major Character)
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