Northern lights : the graphic novel

Volume 2, His Dark Materials


Clement Oubrerie, Stephane Melchior, Stephane Melchior Durand, Philip Pullman

No. of pages 224

1 review
Great for age 12+
The incredible story of Lyra Belacqua will begin in La Belle Sauvage - the first volume of The Book of Dust. Now you have the opportunity to revisit her adventures in Northern Lights, with this graphic novel adaptation of a masterpiece, which comes to life with incredible full-colour art. Follow Lyra's story once again in a way you've never experienced it before, as the arrival of her fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, draws her to the heart of a terrible struggle - a struggle born of Gobblers and stolen children, witch clans and armoured bears. Lyra hurtles toward danger in the cold far North, never suspecting the shocking truth, that she alone is destined to win, or to lose, this more-than-mortal battle. This edition combines all three illustrated volumes of the story, now available for the very first time in hardback.

 

This book contains the following story:

Northern Lights
'Without this child, we shall all die.' Lyra Belacqua lives half-wild and carefree among the scholars of Jordan College, with her daemon familiar always by her side. But the arrival of her fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, draws her to the heart of a terrible struggle - a struggle born of Gobblers and stolen children, witch clans and armoured bears. As she hurtles towards danger in the cold far North, Lyra never suspects the shocking truth: she alone is destined to win, or to lose, the biggest battle imaginable.

This book is in the following series:

His Dark Materials
His Dark Materials is a trilogy by Philip Pullman's which tells of a parallel world where people's souls have physical form in the shape of a daemon. This spellbinding adventure featuring armoured polar bears, magical devices, witches and daemons, is also a re-imagining of Milton's Paradise Lost.

This book features the following characters:

Lyra Belacqua

Will Parry

"The story's signature fantasies are realized with compelling force. Skillfully translated back into English, Melchior-Durand and Oubrerie's retelling will bring Pullman's work new fans and give previous readers new pleasure." * Publishers Weekly (starred review) *
"Superb . . . all-stops-out thrilling." * The Washington Post *
"We've dreamed of this . . . it's absolutely thrilling stuff!" * Guardian *