Posts Tagged ‘His Dark Materials’

It’s Day 8 of my Bookish Photo-a-day Challenge! (Click the link for more information)

8. The Hero/Heroine:
Lyra

Lyra meets the armoured bear in “Northern Lights” by Philip Pullman

I choose Lyra Belacqua from the “His Dark Materials” trilogy by Philip Pullman because she makes mistakes and tries to rectify them, although she isn’t always aware of what she is doing or the effect she has on people. She follows her heart but ultimately does what’s right. I love reading about her adventures, and the trilogy made me think seriously about the issues raised that she has to deal with.

On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

Two Lovers’ Daemons!

“His Dark Materials” trilogy by Philip Pullman

And Mr Darcy in a wet shirt!

“I’ll be looking for you, Will, every moment, every single moment. And when we do find each other again, we’ll cling together so tight that nothing and no one’ll ever tear us apart. Every atom of me and every atom of you… We’ll live in birds and flowers and dragonflies and pine trees and in clouds and in those little specks of light you see floating in sunbeams… And when they use our atoms to make new lives, they wont’ just be able to take one, they’ll have to take two, one of you and one of me, we’ll be joined so tight…”
― Lyra, His Dark Materials Trilogy: The Amber Spyglass, Philip Pullman