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His Dark Materials

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Philip Pullman's classic trilogy is now available as a stunning bind-up edition. Since the first volume was published in 1995, and has now been filmed as THE GOLDEN COMPASS, the trilogy has bee acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, and has won the UK's top awards for children's literature. Today, the story of Lyra and her daemon is read and loved by adults and children alike.

Издательство: "Scholastic" (2012)

ISBN: 978-1-4071-3559-5

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Pullman, Philip

▪ 2005

      The year 2004 saw Philip Pullman's best-selling fantasy trilogy, His Dark Materials, adapted to the stage in an ambitious, sold-out production in London's National Theatre. In addition, a major film version of the trilogy was promised from the makers of The Lord of the Rings, and playwright Tom Stoppard was hired to produce the script. Meanwhile, Pullman's new novel for children, The Scarecrow and the Servant (2004), was published to acclaim, and he continued work on a prequel to his blockbuster fantasy, tentatively entitled The Book of Dust. The New York Times reported that His Dark Materials had sold more than seven million copies in Britain and the United States and had been translated into 37 languages, making Pullman one of the best-known writers for children in the world.

      Philip Nicholas Pullman was born on Oct. 19, 1946, in Norwich, Eng. The son of a Royal Air Force officer, he moved many times as a child, settling for some years in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). In his own words, he “started telling stories as soon as I knew what stories were.” On the long journeys dictated by his father's various postings, he regaled his younger brother with his fantasy tales. After his father died in a plane crash, young Philip was sent back to England to live with his grandparents. Following his mother's remarriage, Pullman moved to Australia briefly before the family settled in Harlech, Wales. After reading English at the University of Oxford, Pullman remained resident in Oxford, working as a teacher.

      One of his first publications was the 1978 adult novel Galatea; it was followed in the 1980s and '90s by many titles for children and young adults. Pullman's Sally Lockhart detective stories, set in Victorian London, were published between 1985 and 1994. His Dark Materials appeared between 1995 and 2000. Northern Lights (1996; U.S. title, The Golden Compass), the first volume of that trilogy, won the 1996 Carnegie Medal, and The Amber Spyglass, the third volume, won the Whitbread Prize. Pullman was dubbed a worthy successor to J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings, and C.S. Lewis, who wrote the Narnia chronicles. All three writers were inspired by living in Oxford and by legends and landscapes of “the north.” Unlike Lewis, Pullman eschewed religious parable, instead embracing in his work a humanistic morality. His vivid page-turning saga grappled with fundamental questions of life and death while the action flowed between several possible worlds. References were drawn from a vast repository, with elements of mythology, history, and string theory, while characters included witches, angels, armoured bears, and, perhaps most thought-provoking, demons (animals, representing the spirit, that faithfully accompany their owner from the cradle to the grave). When a fan recently asked Pullman what sort of demon he would like to have, he replied “a magpie or a jackdaw … one of those birds that steal bright things.”

Siobhan Dowd

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Источник: Pullman, Philip

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  • His Dark Materials (disambiguation) — His Dark Materials may refer to:* His Dark Materials (trilogy), a trilogy of fantasy novels by Philip Pullman, consisting of: ** Northern Lights (novel), published as The Golden Compass in the United States ** The Subtle Knife (novel) ** The… …   Wikipedia

  • His Dark Materials (play) — Infobox Play name = His Dark Materials image size = 150px caption = writer = Phillip Pullman (novel) Nicholas Wright (play) characters = genre = setting = subject = Life and death, power and authority premiere = 20 December 2003 place = Olivier… …   Wikipedia

  • His Dark Materials terminology — This article, His Dark Materials terminology, details the various terminology used in the His Dark Materials trilogy written by Philip Pullman.Alternate naming and other wordsTo enhance the feeling of being in a parallel universe, Pullman renames …   Wikipedia

  • List of His Dark Materials characters — The following is a list of both main and minor characters from Philip Pullman s His Dark Materials trilogy. Contents 1 Main characters 1.1 Lyra Belacqua/Silvertongue 1.2 Will Parry 1.3 …   Wikipedia

  • Dust (His Dark Materials) — Dust in Philip Pullman s trilogy of novels His Dark Materials is a mysterious cosmic particle that is integral to the plot. In Northern Lights, Lord Asriel reveals the origins of the term Dust to be from a passage from the slightly alternate… …   Wikipedia

  • Characters of His Dark Materials — The following is a list of both main and minor characters from Philip Pullman s His Dark Materials trilogy. Main charactersLyra Belacqua/SilvertongueLyra Belacqya (pronounced Lie ruh), who adopts the surname Silvertongue given to her by Iorek… …   Wikipedia

  • Races and creatures in His Dark Materials — This is a list of fictional races and creatures in the His Dark Materials series by Philip Pullman. Contents 1 Armoured Bears (panserbjørne) 1.1 Description 1.2 Society 1.3 …   Wikipedia

  • Dæmon (His Dark Materials) — Leonardo da Vinci s Lady with an Ermine (1489–90), along with two portraits by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo and Hans Holbein the Younger, helped inspire Pullman s dæmon concept.[1] A dæmon (pronounced /ˈdiːm …   Wikipedia


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