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His Dark Materials, Paperback / softback Book

His Dark Materials Paperback / softback

Part of the NHB Modern Plays series

Paperback / softback

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A two-play dramatisation of Philip Pullman's extraordinary award-winning fantasy trilogy, first seen at the National Theatre. His Dark Materials takes us on a thrilling journey through worlds familiar and unknown.

For Lyra and Will, its two central characters, it's a coming of age and a transforming spiritual experience.

Their great quest demands a savage struggle against the most dangerous of enemies.

They encounter fantastical creatures in parallel worlds - rebellious angels, soul-eating spectres, child-catching Gobblers and the armoured bears and witch-clans of the Arctic.

Finally, before reaching, perhaps, the republic of heaven, they must visit the land of the dead. This adaptation of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials, by Nicholas Wright, was first performed at the National Theatre in London in 2003.

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