The Elements of His Dark Materials [Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials: The Definitive Guide]Author(s): Laurie Frost
Publisher: Fell Press
Publication Date: September 15, 2006
Format: Paperback, 560 Pages
An illustrated, comprehensive, reader-friendly reference to Pullman's brilliant trilogy-valuable for fans and researchers alike. Packed with clues to literary imagery and subtle allusions, Frost's encyclopedia-style guide exposes the depths of all three titles, including the appendices in the 10th anniversary editions of Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass published in the UK in 2005 (now released in the US).
- Foreword by Philip Pullman
- 140 photos
- 26 illustrations
- 11 maps
- Notes on text-level differences between UK and US editions
- Real world counterparts to fictional elements within the trilogy
About the Author
Laurie Frost holds a PhD in English from Rice University in Houston, Texas, where she specialized in the contemporary novel. Her publications range from a popular cultural article looking at companion animals in prose to a scholarly study of Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time. Born and raised in Miami, Florida, she lives in Alabama with her family.
When her dæmon settled as a sloth no one was surprised.
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