Yearly Archives: 2005
The His Dark Materials series has been deemed as having “the most perfect title” by a group of (bored, we can only presume) statisticians. The trilogy tied with Agatha Christies' Sleeping Murder, with a score of 83%. Read more.
Kyra from the forums spotted that some new crew members have joined the team working on the film adaptation of The Golden Compass. Nick Davis (of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Troy and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, … Continue reading
The New Yorker has a lengthy piece on Philip Pullman this month. It covers a large swathe of ground from Pullman's early years (featuring quotes from his step-brother and favourite school teacher), through his time at Oxford, to his recent … Continue reading
[i]Free Expression Is No Offence[/i], a book of essays including contributions from Philip Pullman, is now available from Amazon.co.uk.
Philip Pullman was on Radio 4's arts programme yesterday, Front Row, to discuss Bach with the conductor Jophn Eliot Gardiner; with their musings on the relationship between music and literature goiing into a great deal of intellectual depth. Towards the … Continue reading
Images from The Golden Compass movie are © New Line Cinema.