Reviews

  • [Pullman] has created a fantasy world, made yet more satisfying in rigour and stylistic elegance. This is a book for getting older with

    Guardian, Book of the Week
  • The Secret Commonwealth is ablaze with light and life. The writing is exquisite; every sentence sings ... To read Pullman is to experience the world refreshed, aglow, in Technicolour

    Independent
  • Pullman's story is still thought-provoking ... This book elegantly weaves in live issues, from Europe's refugee crisis to facts in the post-truth era. And Pullman's prose is rewarding as ever

    The Times
  • A long, taxing, complex journey, laced with beauty, terror and philosophy

    Metro
  • As ever, Pullman's story is complex and vast but home to some of the finest storytelling in the 21st century. Revel in whole new worlds and enjoy one of literature's most wonderful heroines before she comes to HBO and the BBC

    Stylist.co.uk
  • Pullman is confronting readers with the horrors of our own world reflected back at us. In The Secret Commonwealth he creates a fearful symmetry

    The Herald
  • REVIEWS FOR LA BELLE SAUVAGE: THE BOOK OF DUST VOLUME ONE:

    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
  • High-octane adventure accompanies ingenious plotting

    The Times