The Amber Spyglass is the third and final book in Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy. It tells the story of Lyra Belacqua, a young girl with unusual powers, who must journey to the distant north to save her friend and fellow traveler, Roger Parslow. There she will confront the forces that have been trying to keep her from understanding her true nature – and her destiny.
For who is this book for ?
Audiences of all ages will appreciate the thrilling conclusion to Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy. Lyra, a young girl with powerful abilities and an unyielding determination, finally learns her true identity and what she must do to save the world from those who would see it destroyed. Richly layered and emotion-filled, this story is sure to captivate listeners of all ages.
- It is a great end to the trilogy.
- It has an interesting story.
- The characters are well developed.
- The Amber Spyglass can be difficult to follow at times
- It’s dark and violent in some parts
- Some readers find the ending unsatisfying
Learn more about the author
Philip Pullman is a British writer. He has won several awards for his children’s books, including the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. His Dark Materials was named one of the 100 greatest works of fiction by TIME magazine in 2005.
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“This thrilling conclusion to the His Dark Materials trilogy is an exhilarating adventure that will leave readers breathless.”