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Philip Pullman

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You are dead- what am I speaking to?

— Philip Pullman

#iorek #lee-scoresby #afterlife

The Specters feast as vampires feast on blood, but the Specters’ food is attention. A conscious and informed interest in the world. The immaturity of children is less attractive to them.

— Philip Pullman


As Auden is believed to have said, no poem saved a single Jew from the gas chambers. Never mind. Write the poems anyway. Play the music in spite of that.

— Philip Pullman


Religion grants its adherents malign, intoxicating and morally corrosive sensations. Destroying intellectual freedom is always evil, but only religion makes doing evil feel quite so good.

— Philip Pullman

#evil #first-amendment #freedom #freedom-of-speech #hubris

Well," said Mary, "love is ferocious, too.

— Philip Pullman

#love #love

A few minutes after he arrived, Lee was talking to a group of astronomers eager to learn what news he could bring them, for there are few natural philosophers as frustrated as astronomers in a fog.

— Philip Pullman


All she knew was that she must be in love with someone, or she wouldn't feel so miserable.

— Philip Pullman

#love-hurts #love

Argue with anyone else, but don't argue with your own nature.

— Philip Pullman


We measure the value of a civilized society by the number of Libraries it opens, not the number it closes down.

— Philip Pullman


I have maintained a passionate interest in education, which leads me occasionally to make foolish and ill-considered remarks alleging that not everything is well in our schools.

— Philip Pullman

#education #everything #foolish #i #interest

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Pullman has narrated unabridged audiobooks of the three main novels in His Dark Materials. " Pullman chose some more obscure tales too. Literary critic Alan Jacobs (of Wheaton College) said that in His Dark Materials Pullman replaced the theist world-view of John Milton's Paradise Lost with a Rousseauist one.

title The Golden Compass. For the 70th anniversary of the Medal it was named one of the top ten winning works by a panel composing the ballot for a public election of the all-time favourite. He is the author of several best-selling books most notably the fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials and the fictionalised biography of Jesus The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ.

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