Philip Pullman (Ebook / epub) The Secret Commonwealth


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  • The Secret Commonwealth
  • Philip Pullman
  • English
  • 02 May 2018
  • 9781448194513
The Secret Commonwealth

Read & Download The Secret Commonwealth ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Free read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ò Philip Pullman E a boy with a boat and a mission to save a baby from the flood now a man with a strong sense of duty and a desire to do what is rightTheirs is a world at once familiar and extraordinary and they must travel far beyond the edges of Oxford across Europe and into Asia in search for what is lost a city haunted by daemons a secret at the heart of a desert and the mystery of the elusive Dus. I don t prioritize books by white cis male authors but I m still interested in the adventures of Lyra now a twenty year old college student so figured I d make an exception And then I got to page 187 and said oh no Oh gross OUT LOUD This is what I get for trusting male authors a character who is in love with a girl he s known since she was a baby who was attracted to her when she was a young teen WHO HE WAS TEACHING but now it s okay because she s twenty And in mortal danger Pullman even has a sensible lady tell this dude it s cool you re both adults EWWWW no And it s not that the age difference is even that big it s just that Pullman presents all this in a very clueless manner Lyra secretly enjoys being catcalled if you were wondering about the general vibe Lyra of course is also threatened with rape at one pointThe story here is kind of weird too Pullman is doing his usual railing agai

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Read & Download The Secret Commonwealth ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Free read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ò Philip Pullman Meet Lyra Silvertongue And she is no longer a child The second volume of Sir Philip Pullman's The Book of Dust sees Lyra now twenty years old and her daemon Pantalaimon forced to navigate their relationship in a way they could never have imagined and drawn into the complex and dangerous factions of a world that they had no idea existedPulled along on his own journey too is Malcolm; onc. The Secret Commonwealth continues Lyra s story many years after the conclusion of His Dark Materials with a young woman adrift from her deamon and starting to understand who she really is in the world It s a story about acceptance challenging the rules left by the old and self discoveryAs always Pullman s writing is a joy to read He can draw me back into this world effortlessly as if I ve never been away from Lyra and Pantalaimon But she s not the girl I m used to seeing At the start of the story she s adrift unsettled by recent texts she s read regarding philosophy and the purpose of deamons She s lost her spark her imagination and recklessness Everything that s the essence of Lyra the essence of Pan is gone I struggled at first to relate to this woman although her daily thoughts of Will and how he would have handled certain situations absolutely broke my heart But she s essentially a stranger clinging

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Read & Download The Secret Commonwealth ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Free read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ò Philip Pullman It is twenty years since the events of La Belle Sauvage The Book of Dust Volume One unfolded and saw the baby Lyra Belacua begin her life changing journeyIt is seven years since readers left Lyra and the love of her young life Will Parry on a park bench in Oxford's Botanic Gardens at the end of the ground breaking bestselling His Dark Materials seuenceNow in The Secret Commonwealth we. I can t believe I m giving this book 2 starsHis Dark Materials shattered my heart as a kid I ve been dreaming of a book about adult Lyra ever since but this was one of the biggest disappointment of 2020 alreadyIt took me 3 months to finish this book A book I had been dreaming about for yearsview spoiler It broke my heart to see Lyra and Pan fight but the reasons are so vague and barely explained I m hoping things will make sense in the next book I hated the attempted rape scene It had no purpose Finally I also couldn t stand the whole Malcom Lyra romance Dude is much older than her and why was he into her when she was still essentially a kid hide spoiler