Philip Pullman on his long-awaited new book
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How Oxford inspired The Book of Dust

The first instalment of a new trilogy of novels by His Dark Materials author Philip Pullman has been released.

La Belle Sauvage: The Book Of Dust returns to the story of Lyra Belacqua, and will begin when the heroine is a baby.

Pullman told the BBC about the premise of the new book, and how his home of Oxford influenced its writing.

  • 19 Oct 2017