[thechat] Phillip Pullman

Andrew Forsberg andrew at thepander.co.nz
Mon Jun 30 16:56:51 CDT 2003

On Tue, 2003-07-01 at 08:06, Seb Potter wrote:

> Yeah, absolutely, His Dark Materials (trilogy: Northern Lights, The Subtle 
> Knife, and The Amber Spyglass) is just extraordinary. In my opinion, now 
> that I've read 4 Potter books in 5 days, Pullman's writing is far superior 
> ot Rowling's.
> Anyone that liked Potter but hasn't read His Dark Materials is doing 
> themself a grave literary injustice.

And give Garth Nix a look too -- his Abhorsen trilogy is deeply
engrossing. Read the first two (third not yet avail. in NZ) in two days
while sick in bed.

Oh, and he has a sense of humour too:


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