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Oct

Philip Pullman in conversation with Samira Ahmed

Join us for an intimate event with Philip Pullman, as we celebrate 25 years since his coming-of-age masterpiece Northern Lights was published.

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Friday 16th October, 2020 @ 6:30 pm

  • In Conversation
  • Online event
  • Questions & Answers

5-20

About the Event

Join us for an intimate event with one of the worlds greatest storytellers, Philip Pullman, as we celebrate 25 years since his coming-of-age masterpiece Northern Lights was published.

Readers will have a rare opportunity to submit questions and find out what adventures a grown-up Lyra has in store in Pullman's latest books, The Secret Commonwealth and the newly-published Serpentine, as the author talks life beyond His Dark Materials.

Philip will be in conversation with acclaimed journalist and broadcaster Samira Ahmed.

Serpentine is set after the events of His Dark Materials but before those of The Secret Commonwealth. A teenage Lyra returns to the town of Trollesund, the setting of her first encounter with Iorek Byrneson and Lee Scoresby, in search of an answer to a secret condition.

£20 ticket includes admission to the event, a copy of both Serpentine and The Secret Commonwealth (includes postage to a UK address)

£12 ticket includes admission to the event and a copy of Serpentine (includes postage to a UK address)

£5 ticket includes admission to the event

Please note that the Ticket Book option for this event requires a UK postal address. Postage will be made after the event, so delivery will be after the publication date. This event will be on Zoom, please make sure you have this installed and updated on your chosen device.

About the Book

Northern Lights
Northern Lights

Philip Pullman

Publisher:Scholastic

Publication date:3 Mar 2011

ISBN:9781407130224

Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scholars of Jordan College, Oxford. The destiny that awaits her will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where witch-clans reign and ice-bears fight. Her extraordinary journey will have immeasurable consequences far beyond her own world...