phillip pulman

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A Conversation With His Dark Materials Author Philip Pullman (and His Daemon)
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Philip Pullman’s The Golden Compass, the first novel in the His Dark Materials trilogy, which also includes The Sub

I love these books so much, and I love the way that he talks about Lyra. And growing up. 

“But [Lyra]’s not—I like to stress this to people—an unusual child. She’s very ordinary. I was a teacher, I used to teach girls her age, and there were many Lyras. Many Wills too.”