Philip Pullman is a prolific English writer, author of novels, short stories, children’s books, comics, plays and nonfiction. He began writing while he was a teacher at Oxford and was working part-time at Westminster College when Northern Lights, the first novel of his trilogy His Dark Materials, was published. The Book of Dust, a companion trilogy to His Dark Materials, was started in 2008, with the first instalment, La Belle Sauvage, published in 2017. He is involved in several campaigns advocating for education, along with book-related and political issues.
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