Philip Pullman

  • Event Start: 12th June 2019, 8:00pm
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Author of The Golden Compass

Author of the bestselling His Dark Materials trilogy, Pullman has been named one of the "50 greatest British writers since 1945” by The TimesNorthern Lights, the first book in this series, was named an all-time “Carnegie of Carnegies” in 2007.  With the recent release of La Belle Sauvage, he has reopened the world of Lyra’s Oxford to fans of his original trilogy.  Pullman has also been vocal on many book-related and political issues, from campaigning to stop children’s books being labelled as ‘for girls’ or ‘for boys’ to strong criticism of Brexit as symptomatic of Britain’s “post second-world-war delusion that we are still a great power”