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The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

Posted at age 13.


In The Golden Compass, an outstanding work of mystery and imagination by Philip Pullman, a young girl of ten years is destined to fulfill the mission that her dreaded mother and father have lived for, without even knowing it. Her name is Lyra Belacqua. She has lived among scholars and college students at Jordan College in Oxford for as long as she can remember.

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