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Far from Narnia

New Yorker profile of Philip Pullman? YES PLEASE.

(Related: There’s a TNR piece on C.S. Lewis that’s quite good, if you happen to subscribe or have a copy of the mag.)

December 21, 2005 / Uncategorized


Awesome, New Line Cinema is making movies based on His Dark Materials. I hope they do the books justice.

Dan says…

I am a huge fan of the golden compass, and I still generally prefer His Dark Materials to the Chronicles of Narnia. But I generally dislike the heavy-handedness of both at times (particularly in the later books of both series).

In the vein, I thought this defense of Narnia against Pullman’s critique was pretty good:

from the Chronicle of Higher Ed

Dan says…

Hmm, the Snarkmatrix seems to have swallowed my link, here is the URL:

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