His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife : 2



"My hands shook, turning the pages." The


"Only Rankin can light and photograph faces with

such intensity and drama. I'm delighted with this vision of my

story." Philip Pullman

The second volume in the ground-breaking His Dark Materials

trilogy, now with a breath-taking new cover

creatively directed and photographed by the legendary Rankin.

"What is he? A friend, or an enemy?"

"He is a murderer."

Will has just killed a man. He's on the run.

His escape will take him far beyond his own world, to the eerie

disquiet of a deserted city, and to a girl, Lyra. Her fate is strangely

linked to his own, and together they must find the most

powerful weapon in all the worlds...

Rankin's lens has exquisitely captured the bond between

character and daemon; the soul of the stories

The His Dark Materials trilogy is award-winning, internationally

bestselling and a modern classic.

Now a major BBC/HBO television series, with an all-star cast

of Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, Anne-Marie Duff and Lin-Manuel Miranda