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The Amber Spyglass

The Amber Spyglass

by Philip Pullman Illustrated by Eric Rohmann

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, Will, Mrs. Coulter, Lord Asriel, Dr. Mary Malone, and Iorek Byrnison the armored bear, 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 live — and who will die — for love. And all the while, war rages with the Kingdom of Heaven, a brutal battle that — in its shocking outcome — will uncover the secret of Dust.

Philip Pullman deftly brings the cliff-hangers and mysteries of His Dark Materials to an earthshattering conclusion — and confirms his fantasy trilogy as an undoubted and enduring classic.

 

Ages
14, 12, 15, 13, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 7 - 12
Grade Level Equivalent
6.7
Lexile Measure
950L
DRA
70
Guided Reading
Z
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Book Type
Chapter Book
Number of Pages
544
Genre
Adventure, Classics, Series, Fantasy, Science Fiction and Fantasy

About the Author and Illustrator

Philip Pullman Philip Pullman is the author of the "His Dark Materials" fantasy series as well as numerous other acclaimed books for young adults
Eric Rohmann

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