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Shame it was recorded with such rubbish materials!

Advantages: Well, you could always use the CDs as drinks coasters
Disadvantages: Where do I begin?...

His Dark Materials...made with dodgy materials! (Please note: this is a review of the BBC 4 radio play audio CD. Not the unabridged version read by Phillip Pullman.) I'm a massive, massive fan of Philip Pullman's trilogy 'His Dark Materials'. ...

MarcoG 07.04.2008 · Read full review
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Listening to Lyra

Advantages: Well-dramatised, satisfying, good for a car trip
Disadvantages: They'll never be as moving as the book, Will is a tad dreadful

HIS DARK MATERIALS by Philip Pullman Dramatised by Lavinia Murray Note the word dramatised. This is NOT the BBC Cover to Cover version, read unabridged by Philip Pullman with a cast to speak the dialogue, but a heavily edited and dramatised version, ...

ruth_cole 02.10.2003 · Read full review
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Run bath, pour wine, listen....

Advantages: A great story brought to life
Disadvantages: You go wrinkly in the bath

I first read “His Dark Materials” about 4 years ago, and have read and re-read it so many times since. So, when my boyfriend bought me this audio set for my birthday with a big bottle of bubble bath, I was delighted (my friends think I’m insane and shoul ...

flamesparrow 26.07.2004 · Read full review
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His Dark Materials

Advantages: A great read
Disadvantages: May not appeal to some

This series is the most captivating i have ever come across. It features many imaginative characters, plots and makes you think about those mysterious questions. Great for older audiences though small children may not understand some of it. It has been re ...

kingpin_penguin 20.02.2008 · Read full review
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Fantastic Reading

Advantages: Engrossing
Disadvantages: First couple of chapters in book 1 a bit slow due to the detail of the characters.

I found the first few chapters in book 1 very detailed and a bit slow. Other than that ,the books were excellent reading and the characters lovable, diverse, deep and interesting. The story line was gripping, taking the reader through the trials and tri ...

madel09 04.02.2004 · Read full review
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