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Lyra, the fierce and resourceful heroine of Philip Pullman's Northern Lights, reappears in this second book of His Dark Materials trilogy. In The Subtle Knife Lyra continues the search for her father and joins forces with 12-year-old Will Parry, who is on the run after killing a man. The plot unfolds with incredible pace and energy and Will and Lyra's adventures will captivate readers who have "done" Harry Potter and are ready for a new gripping saga.
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