Will is 12 years old and he has just killed a man - he is on his own, determined to discover the truth about his father's appearance. On the run, he steps through a window into another world, the mysterious Cittagazze.
Set in a parallel world very similar to our own, "Northern Lights" tells the contemporary story of 12-year-old Lyra's quest to rescue her friend and find her father, aided by her daemon, an armoured bear and a witch-queen.
In the third part of the His Dark Materials trilogy, Lyra and Will find themselves in the final part of the story facing great perils. But there are old friends who come to their aid, not least Iorek Byrnison, the armoured bear and the scientist, Dr Mary Malone.
This is part 2 of the trilogy "His Dark Materials". Will is 12 years old, and he's just killed a man. Now he's on his own, on the run, determined to discover the truth about his father's disappearance.
A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of the third book in the His Dark Materials trilogy. For all those who are dying to learn the fate of Will and Lyra, hoping for the return of Iorek Byrnison, longing to know the truth about Dust, and waiting to face the ultimate clash of opposing powers.
A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of the first book in Philip Pullman's trilogy His Dark Materials. Set in a world which is like, yet very unlike, our own, the story begins in Oxford. Children are disappearing from the streets.