Books by Philip Pullman
The Golden Compass
by Philip Pullman
· published 1995 · read 2008-11-01
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Widely liked, but didn't do it for me. Though that's not quite right: I adored the setup: Oxford, the river, the journey. But soon, it became preachy the same way the Narnia books did (only, of course, for an opposed cause). I can't stand preachy books for children.