La Belle Sauvage review: An enticing opener to what promises to be a stand-out trilogy

La Belle Sauvage review: An enticing opener to what promises to be a stand-out trilogy
 

It is the coming-of-age tale of Malcolm Polstead, an 11-year-old boy who works in his parents’ pub by the River Thames near Oxford and explores the local waterways in his boat, La Belle Sauvage.
He lives close to Godstow Priory, which has taken in a baby, the young Lyra Belacqua who is familiar to Pullman fans as the main character in His Dark Materials. And when Malcolm witnesses an arrest in the local meadows, he enters an adult world of conflict between agents for the sinister religious Magisterium (also well known to readers of Pullman’s previous novels) and the spy agency fighting to... read more

 
6 November 2017 in Entertainment, Views: 41
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