Reviews

  • Fans of His Dark Materials will find themselves joyfully immersed in a familiar world . . . meanwhile, awaiting first-time readers is all the pleasure of commencing their own journey into this most captivating of universes at the very beginning of Lyra's story

    Independent
  • No one else writes like Pullman . . . entirely worth the 17-year wait

    Imogen Russell Williams, Metro
  • A rich, imaginative, vividly characterised rite-of-passage tale

    Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times
  • An utter joy . . . generous, frightening, thrilling, clever and ingenious

    Scotsman
  • High-octane adventure accompanies ingenious plotting

    The Times
  • A thrilling page-turner

    Daily Express