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  • Published: 23 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241475249
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $16.99

Serpentine

A short story from the world of His Dark Materials and The Book of Dust

  • Philip Pullman



A story in the Arctic from the world of His Dark Materials and The Book of Dust by master storyteller, Philip Pullman.

'Lyra Silvertongue, you're very welcome . . . Yes, I know your new name. Serafina Pekkala told me everything about your exploits'

Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon have left the events of His Dark Materials far behind.
In this snapshot of their forever-changed lives they return to the North to visit an old friend,
where we will learn that things are not exactly as they seem . . .

Illustrated throughout by Tom Duxbury, the perfect re-entry for fans of His Dark Materials
and a wonderful companion to The Book of Dust,
Serpentine is a brand-new special read for Pullman fans old and new.

  • Published: 23 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241475249
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $16.99

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Praise for Serpentine

[Serpentine] brings with it all the familiar delights of Pullman's work: its effortless clarity, its intelligence, its ineffable mix of coziness and darkness, innocence and experience.

Lev Grossman - New York Times

Tom Duxbury's linocut-inspired illustrations give Serpentine a handsome look and accessible feel . . . Serpentine offers aficionados a poignant return to Lyra and Pan.

Wall Street Journal

Foreshadowing the events of The Secret Commonwealth, this gorgeously illustrated volume is a treat for fans of the fantasy.

Sunday Mirror

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