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Philip Pullman

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Latest 8 Mar 2021 | Updated Daily

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Book Boys Review: Part 2 of 'The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage' by Philip Pullman

Nuzzle House

We wrap up a book about trying to get a baby safely through a flood. There's giants and fairy's for no reason.We learn: Glen has nothing to say except that he's suffering from seasonal depression... and unemployment depression Ben also has nothing to say Gretchen cheers Glen up by making Ben do owl sounds Ben seems to finally agree that there isn't any 'anal' in this bookGo read it yourself:https://bookshop.org/a/12554/9780553510744Visit https://nuzzlehouse.com for show info.


23 Feb 2021

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Book Boys Review: 'The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage' by Philip Pullman

Nuzzle House

We dive back into the exciting world of angels, dust, and multiple dimensions this week. Except that this time it's just about a kid with a boat who works at a bar.We learn: Glen hurt his coccyx Ben's bonsai tree isn't doing very well Gretchen has a lot of 'sheeps in love' jokes this week Ben can't complain about his job anymore... legally Glen can't find any 'anal' in this book Go read it yourself:https://bookshop.org/a/12554/9780553510744Visit https://nuzzlehouse.com for show info.


9 Feb 2021

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057 The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman

Book Club with Julia and Victoria

Julia and Victoria are back with their friend David to discuss the second installment in the His Dark Materials series by Philip Pullman, The Subtle Knife. They can’t agree on whether or not it’s a good sequel and why, but they do have very strong feelings about the ending, so spoiler alert!

1hr 1min

26 Jan 2021

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03 Northern Lights by Philip Pullman

Reading Matter

New episode, new book to read in winter! Nat is running out of ideas and remembers her childhood reading experience. Feat. Northern Lights (aka The Golden Compass) by Philip Pullman. Follow me on Instagram @bookwormylife and leave your comment!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/reading-matter/message


17 Jan 2021

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Philip Pullman: The Golden Compass

Poorly Explained

Sir, this is my emotional support bear dad. especially since real dad turned out to be weird. Join us as we hate fictional parents in Philip Pullman's novel and first in the series: The Golden Compass (or The Northern Lights)!You decide!


17 Nov 2020

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Philip Pullman on why he doesn’t like reading fantasy, J.K Rowling and why he thinks the UK ‘will fall apart’ over Brexit

Ways to Change the World with Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Sir Philip Pullman is an English novelist, best known for his fantasy trilogy 'His Dark Materials'.   His new book 'Serpentine' is set in the world of 'His Dark Materials' and explores a small crack he discovered in the series' character relationships.   He talks to Krishnan about why he doesn't like calling his books fantasy novels, his worries for the future of the UK and his thoughts on the J.K. Rowling debate.    Producer: Rachel Evans


16 Oct 2020

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Francis Spufford and Philip Pullman on why Christianity makes surprising emotional sense – Classic Replay


Prize-winning author Francis Spufford discusses his book ‘Unapologetic: Why despite everything Christianity can still make surprising emotional sense’ with famed atheist writer Philip Pullman in this replay of their 2012 conversation. For Francis Spufford https://www.premier.org.uk/Unbelievablenewsletter Support the show and receive all the videos sessions from Unbelievable? USA 2019 https://resources.premier.org.uk/supportunbelievable/ For more faith debates and extra resources visit http://www.premierchristianradio.com/Shows/Saturday/Unbelievable Social media: Facebook Twitter and Instagram

1hr 24mins

10 Jul 2020

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Philip Pullman on Northern Lights 25 years on, Mrs America reviewed, Simon Schama

Front Row

Today is the 25th anniversary of the publication of Northern Lights, the first novel in the His Dark Materials trilogy that introduced Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon to the world. It’s been announced that a previously unseen short story by Philip Pullman about a teenage Lyra, Serpentine, will be published in October. He joins Front Row live to talk about its place in the series and what the novels and last year’s TV dramatisation have meant to so many.Mrs America stars Cate Blanchett as conservative political activist Phyllis Schlafly who in 1970s opposed the implementation of the Equal Rights Amendment and the Women’s Liberation movement that supported it. American novelist Meg Rosoff and journalist Elle Osili-Wood consider how the drama portrays real historical events and how relevant the battles depicted in the TV series seem to young women today.Simon Schama talks about his new BBC Radio 4 lockdown series The Great Gallery Tour. He was inspired to make the series because he is badly missing the joy of museums and galleries and he will be exploring some of his favourite treasure-houses of great art around the world: the Prado, the Rijksmuseum and the Whitney. He begins with the Courtauld Gallery in London.Presenter: Samira AhmedProducer: Hilary DunnStudio manager: Nigel DixImage: Philip PullmanImage credit: Roberto Ricciutti/Getty Images


9 Jul 2020

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The Firework Maker's Daughter by Philip Pullman: Chapter 7

St Matthew's Stories

Sit back, relax and enjoy the final chapter in this amazing adventure by Philip Pullman. Will Lalchand be saved? Will Lila manage to put on the winning firework display? Find out now...


6 Jul 2020

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#6: Philip Pullman - His Dark Materials author on science, consciousness, and daemons

New Scientist: The Big Interview

Philip Pullman had been writing books for years before he became a global sensation with the His Dark Materials trilogy. The story of two children crossing into parallel worlds in a quest to understand the nature of reality and humanity, the novels draw on fantasy as well as theology, physics and neuroscience, and are strongly influenced by the work of William Blake and John Milton. He is following up the trilogy with three more books, the second of which, The Secret Commonwealth, was published in 2019. New Scientist’s Rowan Hooper met with Pullman at his home in Oxford.


11 May 2020