Having watched and enjoyed the movie 'The Golden Compass' I heard many friends who had read the original books and expressed how much better they were than the film. I didn't realise how right they were! Fantastically written and brilliantly read by Mr Pullman himself this audiobook was truly a joy. The actors were all of the highest standard and the whole thing left me enraptured from start to finish. Top notch.
Single mum to 7yr old boy just getting interested in books. I mainly read & listen to young adult books with the odd adult thrown in.
If you enjoyed Northern Lights then you will enjoy this one just as much. A compelling listen. Great characters. Very well narrated. Excellent!
I have listened to all three parts of this trilogy. I loved part one but each successive part has not been anywhere near as good. The last part was very slow and diappointing.
Probably not. I loved the story but i dont often re-read/listen
The end. As the last book in the trilogy of course it must come to an end. But it feels more like a beginning and I hope there are more books one day!
There's something quite special about hearing the author read the book.
I thought the rest of the cast were great. Some of the voice acting was a bit over the top for me, but it is aged at a younger audience who might enjoy that more then me!
I am new to Audible and find 'hearing' books much more immersive.
A fun series and I just cant get over having a book read to me by its author. It adds a depth to the experience of what is already a fun and interesting series
Aspiring author and audible addict. Don't judge me by my library...
His Dark Materials are by far the 3 most important books I've ever read. I've read &listened many, many times.
I have read the novels before but when I was much younger, so log ago I had forgotten the ending. I really enjoyed the narration of this series and found I couldn't guess what was coming next which made it extremely enjoyable and exciting. Pullman writes beautifully and the characterisation really brings the book to life.
I read His Dark Materials about ten year ago and fell in love with the trilogy. This particular audiobook presentation is just gorgeous - Phillip Pullman is a wonderful narrator and the different character voices, portrayed by a range of actors, enhance the story beautifully. I can't recommend the trilogy highly enough.