Daemon Voices


  • Author: Philip Pullman
  • Release Date : 2018-09-18
  • Genre: Essays
  • File Size: 89204243 Bytes


From the internationally best-selling author of the His Dark Materials trilogy, a spellbinding journey into the secrets of his art--the narratives that have shaped his vision, his experience of writing, and the keys to mastering the art of storytelling.One of the most highly acclaimed and best-selling authors of our time now gives us a book that charts the history of his own enchantment with story--from his own books to those of Blake, Milton, Dickens, and the Brothers Grimm, among others--and delves into the role of story in education, religion, and science. At once personal and wide-ranging, Daemon Voices is both a revelation of the writing mind and the methods of a great contemporary master, and a fascinating exploration of storytelling itself....

Daemon Voices

Daemon Voices


  • Author : Philip Pullman
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525562955


Daemon Voices Book Description :

From the internationally best-selling author of the His Dark Materials trilogy, a spellbinding journey into the secrets of his art--the narratives that have shaped his vision, his experience of writing, and the keys to mastering the art of storytelling. One of the most highly acclaimed and best-selling authors of our time now gives us a book that charts the history of his own enchantment with story--from his own books to those of Blake, Milton, Dickens, and the Brothers Grimm, among others--and delves into the role of story in education, religion, and science. At once personal and wide-ranging, Daemon Voices is both a revelation of the writing mind and the methods of a great contemporary master, and a fascinating exploration of storytelling itself....

Daemon Voices

Daemon Voices


  • Author : Philip Pullman
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2018-09-18
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525521181


Daemon Voices Book Description :

From the internationally best-selling author of the His Dark Materials trilogy, a spellbinding journey into the secrets of his art--the narratives that have shaped his vision, his experience of writing, and the keys to mastering the art of storytelling. One of the most highly acclaimed and best-selling authors of our time now gives us a book that charts the history of his own enchantment with story--from his own books to those of Blake, Milton, Dickens, and the Brothers Grimm, among others--and delves into the role of story in education, religion, and science. At once personal and wide-ranging, Daemon Voices is both a revelation of the writing mind and the methods of a great contemporary master, and a fascinating exploration of storytelling itself....

Daemon Voices

Daemon Voices


  • Author : Philip Pullman
  • Publisher : David Fickling Books
  • Release Date : 2017-10-30
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781910989555


Daemon Voices Book Description :

FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY BEST-SELLING AUTHOR OF HIS DARK MATERIALS AND THE BOOK OF DUST COMES A SPELLBINDING JOURNEY INTO THE SECRETS OF HIS ART Warm, entertaining, and above all thought-provoking, Daemon Voices provides a remarkable insight into the mind of one of our greatest writers. He explains which storytellers have meant the most to him, including William Blake and John Milton, why their work has resonated with him, and how it has inspired his own thinking. In over 30 essays, written over 20 years, Philip Pullman reveals the narratives that have shaped his vision, his experience of writing, and the keys to mastering the art of storytelling....

The Adventures of John Blake  Mystery of the Ghost Ship
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

The Adventures of John Blake Mystery of the Ghost Ship


  • Author : Philip Pullman
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2017-05-30
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781338166590


The Adventures of John Blake Mystery of the Ghost Ship Book Description :

Trapped in the mists of time by a terrible research experiment gone wrong, John Blake and his mysterious ship are doomed to sail between the centuries, searching for a way home. In the ocean of the modern day, John rescues a shipwrecked young girl his own age, Serena, and promises to help. But returning Serena to her own time means traveling to the one place where the ship is in most danger of destruction. The all-powerful Dahlberg Corporation has an ambitious leader with plans far greater and more terrible than anyone has realized, and he is hot on their trail. For only John, Serena, and the crew know Dahlberg's true intentions, and only they have the power to stop him from bending the world to his will......

Grimms  Tales for Young and Old
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Grimms Tales for Young and Old


  • Author : Brothers Grimm
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2011-04-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307788067


Grimms Tales for Young and Old Book Description :

For readers of all ages, two hundred and ten tales of the Brothers Grimm, including "Cinderella," "Sleeping Beauty," "Snow White," and "Hansel and Gretel," translated by Ralph Manheim, the highly acclaimed and prize-winning translator. Manheim has rediscovered in the original German Grimms’ editions of the tales the unadorned, direct rhythm of the oral form in which they were first recorded. He has retained their ageless magic and mythology and restored the extraordinary vitality and wit, the acute perceptions of human strength and facility mirrored in the facets of these small gems. “The best modern translation of the complete Brothers Grimm.”--Choice...

Running Girl
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Running Girl


  • Author : Simon Mason
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2014-01-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448121489


Running Girl Book Description :

Meet Garvie Smith. Highest IQ ever recorded at Marsh Academy. Lowest ever grades. What's the point, anyway? Life sucks. Nothing ever happens. Until Chloe Dow's body is pulled from a pond. DI Singh is already on the case. Ambitious, uptight, methodical - he's determined to solve the mystery and get promoted. He doesn't need any 'assistance' from notorious slacker, Smith. Or does he? A brand-new teen crime novel from one of today's great storytellers....

Daemon
Score: 4.5
From 47 Ratings

Daemon


  • Author : Daniel Suarez
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2009-01-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1101007516


Daemon Book Description :

Daniel Suarez’s New York Times bestselling debut high-tech thriller is “so frightening even the government has taken note” (Entertainment Weekly). Daemons: computer programs that silently run in the background, waiting for a specific event or time to execute. They power almost every service. They make our networked world possible. But they also make it vulnerable... When the obituary of legendary computer game architect Matthew Sobol appears online, a previously dormant daemon activates, initiating a chain of events that begins to unravel our interconnected world. This daemon reads news headlines, recruits human followers, and orders assassinations. With Sobol’s secrets buried with him, and as new layers of his daemon are unleashed, it’s up...

The Daemon Knows
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Daemon Knows


  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Spiegel & Grau
  • Release Date : 2015-05-12
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780812997835


The Daemon Knows Book Description :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND KIRKUS REVIEWS Hailed as “the indispensable critic” by The New York Review of Books, Harold Bloom—New York Times bestselling writer and Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University—has for decades been sharing with readers and students his genius and passion for understanding literature and explaining why it matters. Now he turns at long last to his beloved writers of our national literature in an expansive and mesmerizing book that is one of his most incisive and profoundly personal to date. A product of five years of writing and a lifetime of reading and scholarship, The Daemon Knows may be Bloom’s most masterly book yet. Pairing Walt W...

Lyra s Oxford
Score: 3.5
From 22 Ratings

Lyra s Oxford


  • Author : Philip Pullman
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780375828195


Lyra s Oxford Book Description :

Lyra and Pantalaimon (now a pine-marten) are back at Oxford, but their peace is shattered by Ragi, the daemon of the witch Yelena, who is searching for a healing elixir to cure his witch....

The Pleasure Garden

The Pleasure Garden


  • Author : Leon Garfield
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2014-01-31
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448173969


The Pleasure Garden Book Description :

Eastward in Clerkenwell lies the Mulberry Pleasure Garden: six acres of leafy walks, colonnades and pavillions. In this bosky setting parade a variety of characters of awesome granduer, innocence and evil - and all are subject to a ring of blackmail terror....