The Subtle Knife: The Graphic Novel

The Subtle Knife: The Graphic Novel


Enter the remarkable world of His Dark Materials like never before with this stunning, full-colour graphic novel.

Following the life-shattering events of Northern Lights, Lyra has stepped into a brand-new world. Will has just killed a man.

Their paths cross in Cittàgazze. In a city haunted by soul-eating Spectres, troops of angels and vengeful witches, they find in each other a welcome ally.

Both are hoping to find something in this strange world: Lyra must discover the meaning of Dark Matter, while Will is desperately searching for his missing father.

What they find instead is a deadly secret, an object with extraordinary power. Each step of their journey brings them closer to an even bigger threat - and the shattering truth of their own destiny.

About the authors

Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman is one of the most highly respected children's authors writing today. Winner of many prestigious awards, including the Carnegie of Carnegies and the Whitbread Award, Pullman’s epic fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials has been acclaimed as a modern classic. It has sold 17.5 million copies worldwide and been translated into 40 languages. In 2005 he was awarded the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. He lives in Oxford.
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Thomas Gilbert (Illustrator)

Thomas Gilbert was born in 1983 and spent years studying the fine arts in Paris and Brussels, specialising in comics. He is both an author and illustrator, working on a range of children's and adult books.
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