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Reviewed in the United States on November 25, 2020
This was kind of a shameless money grab. It’s not even a novella, which would have been tolerable if the short story were creative, enlightening, surprising, original or introduced anything new to the Dark Materials saga. I bought if for my Pullman-loving nephew as a gift, but it was so disappointing I returned it instead. It was a tepid, unoriginal reheating of elements of other books. I’m guessing the author wrote this as a bridge between books, finding his way to the story he wanted to tell through this little story. Then, i guess, a greedy publisher got a big idea. This is Pullman at his least compelling. Pick another book.
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