Narrated By: Olivia Colman
Duration: 26 minutes
What to expect
A story in the Arctic from the world of His Dark Materials and The Book of Dust by master storyteller, Philip Pullman and read by Olivia Colman.
'Lyra Silvertongue, you're very welcome . . . Yes, I know your new name. Serafina Pekkala told me everything about your exploits'
Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon have left the events of His Dark Materials far behind.
In this snapshot of their forever-changed lives they return to the North to visit an old friend,
where we will learn that things are not exactly as they seem . . .
The perfect re-entry for fans of His Dark Materials and a wonderful companion to The Book of Dust,
Serpentine is a brand-new special read for Pullman fans old and new.
'It's a stunning achievement, the universe Pullman has created and continues to build on'
New York Times
'Pullman is an easeful storyteller and an intricate and inventive world-builder, and everything he has to write is worth reading'
Fantasy, Children's / Teenage fiction: Fantasy, Crime and mystery fiction, Children's / Teenage fiction: Crime and mystery fiction, Modern and contemporary fiction
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