Lyra's Oxford - Philip Pullman6.08

LYRA'S OXFORD, a collectible clothbound gift hardcover, includes not only a beguiling new HIS DARK MATERIALS episode from Whitbread-Award-winning author Philip Pullman but also black-and-white woodcut illustrations by John Lawrence, a lavishly-illustrated fold-out map of Lyra's Oxford in three colors, and other ephemera never before seen in this world.

LYRA'S OXFORD opens in the thrilling comfort and familiarity of Jordan College, where Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon sit on the sun-drenched roof looking out over all of Oxford. But their peace is shattered when a strange bird – a witch's daemon, on its own – tumbles out of the sky. It is Ragi, daemon of Yelena Pazhets, and he seeks a healing elixir from an infamous Oxford alchemist (and rumored man slaughterer) to cure his witch of a strange new disease from the South. Lyra and Pan decide to help and guide him – witches are friends, of course – but the closer their winding walk leads them to the alchemist's house, the stronger Lyra's sense that she's walking into a deadly trap.

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Release date: 2003
Genres: fantasy, young adult
Average rating: 6.08/10
Total ratings: 115
Updated: August 23, 2021

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