Once Upon a Time in the North: His Dark Materials

Once Upon a Time in the North: His Dark Materials

Philip Pullman

during this new prequel episode from Philip Pullman's His darkish fabrics universe, Lee Scoresby--Texan aeronaut and destiny buddy to Lyra Belacqua--is simply 24 years outdated, and he is lately gained his hot-air balloon in a poker online game. He reveals himself floating North to the windswept Arctic island of Novy Odense, the place he and his hare daemon Hester are fast tangled in a dangerous plot related to oil wealthy person Larsen Manganese, corrupt mayoral candidate Ivan Poliakov, and Lee's longtime nemesis from the Dakota state: Pierre McConville, a employed killer with a minimum of twenty murders to his name.

It's basically after Lee kinds an alliance with one of many island's reviled armored bears that he can struggle to damage up the conspiracy in a gun-twirling vintage western shoot out--and conflict of wits. This beautiful clothbound quantity positive aspects the illustrations of John Lawrence, a detachable board game—Peril of the Pole—on the interior again disguise, and a glimpse for Pullman enthusiasts into the 1st friendship of 2 of the main liked characters within the His darkish fabrics trilogy: Lee Scoresby and armored undergo Iorek Byrnison.

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