The Tin Princess (Philip Pullman)

The last installment of the Sally Lockhart series, and one of the books I brought along on my recent trip to Florida. The other was Count Karlstein, another Pullman – and I promise, I do actually read other authors, and these will be the last Pullmans for the moment. Maybe someday I’ll tackle his best-known … Continue reading The Tin Princess (Philip Pullman)

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The Tiger in the Well (Philip Pullman)

Another Sally Lockhart book, and man, these just keep getting better and better. The Tiger in the Well is fast-paced, suspenseful and addictive. But it’s not only a gripping read, it’s also insightful and sadly relevant in a lot of ways to our immediate cultural moment, despite being set in the 1880s. Definitely one that … Continue reading The Tiger in the Well (Philip Pullman)