The first volume in the ground-breaking His Dark Materials trilogy, now with a breath-taking new cover creatively directed and photographed by the legendary Rankin.
Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scholars of Jordan College, Oxford.
The destiny that awaits her will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where witch-clans reign and ice-bears fight. Her extraordinary journey will have immeasurable consequences far beyond her own world…
Rankin’s lens has exquisitely captured the bond between character and daemon; the soul of the stories
The His Dark Materials trilogy is award-winning, internationally bestselling and a modern classic.
Now a major BBC/HBO television series, with an all-star cast of Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, Anne-Marie Duff and Lin-Manuel Miranda