In una veste preziosa e inconsueta, che ne fa un oggetto da collezione, esce un nuovo episodio della storia della Lyra, la protagonista della "Bussola d'oro", "La lama sottile" e "Il cannocchiale d'ambra". Un libro piccolo e prezioso per scoprire la magia di Oxford, un luogo pieno di magica suggestione. Età di lettura: da 11 anni.
- ISBN: 8884514371
- Casa Editrice: Salani
- Pagine: 64
(B) 74% | More than Satisfactory Notes: Accomplishes its purpose as a solid 'bonus' story, but is too thin, both figuratively and literally, to be anything more.
“Everything has a meaning, if only we could read it.”
Lyra's Oxford is a lovely addition to His Dark Materials trilogy. Neat and fast-paced it's another great adventure for Lyra and Pan. A must-read for Pullman's fans.
"Everything means something," Lyra said severely. "We just have to find out how to read it." I finished His Dark Materials (maybe better known as The Golden Compass trilogy) this summer for the second time and finally turned to this short story sequel, set in Lyra’s home after her travels, Oxford. Th Leggi tutto
I'd enjoy reading Pullman's grocery list, so my rating isn't to be trusted at all here.
"Everything means something," Lyra said severely. "We just have to find out how to read it." Lyra the little liar is back in full force. she gets to use her special power of super-lying at least twice, so it's clear that despite the amazing and horrible and life-changing adventures of the preceding t Leggi tutto
Another lavishly beautiful book by Philip Pullman. Again, this little volume is cloth-bound and contains a number of illustrations along with these: The story takes place 2 years after the end of the trilogy His Dark Materials and tells of Lyra watching a flock of starlings when they suddenly attack Leggi tutto
Phillip Pullman lite. Treat either as an amuse bouche for those who are yet to read His Dark Materials but want a little hint of the tone and content of the sub-oxfordian world of little girls and their daemons or, for those au fait with the excellent His Dark Materials trilogy this is a little unex Leggi tutto
Is there such a thing as literary roots? If so, this series is part of mine. This particular story is an easy, short and very enjoyable read - that is, if you've formerly enjoyed His Dark Materials books (and why wouldn't you have? they're fantastic). Perhaps this short story (novella?) isn't deserv Leggi tutto
This is a novella following the events that occur during His Dark Materials series and featuring central character, Lyra Belacqua, falling into more mischief whilst she is at school in Oxford. Events here occur during Lyra's teenage years and, whilst unrelated to the previous story-line, do produce
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