With all your power, what would you do?
-The Flaming Lips, “The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song”
The two-part novel that consists of Daemon and Freedom is marketed as a “3,539 more words
(Disclaimer: this review will contain spoilers. You have been warned!)
Happy new Year! It’s officially 2018, a time for resolutions and optimistic targets designed for self-improvement that will likely be forgotten within several weeks. 890 more words
I’d agree with Iris Murdoch ‘an unexamined life can be virtuous.’ ‘Goodness is a function of the will.’ ‘Thought cannot be thought unless it is directed towards a conclusion.’ I can’t agree it follows its own paths without the intervention of my will. 928 more words
This book is a (sort of) prequel to Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” trilogy.
Pullman wrote this trilogy between 1995 and 2000. JK Rowling wrote the seven Harry Potter books between 1997 and 2007. 364 more words
The winner has been announced and congratulations to Philip Pullman, La Belle Sauvage; The Book of Dust takes the title. Written seventeen years after the absolutely phenomenal trilogy, His Dark Material, Pullman takes us back to the world of daemons, magic and the fight for survival. 205 more words