Asbo Zaprudder wrote:
Pullman's trilogy is usually referred to as "His Dark Materials" - the name being taken from "Paradise Lost" by John Milton. In the UK, "The Golden Compass" is titled "Northern Lights", although the US title is possibly superior from a marketing point of view. However, "golden compass" did not refer to the alethiometer, but to the dividers that God supposedly used during the creation of the world (also derived from a quotation from Milton).
Oh, I'm well aware of all that.
I said The Golden Compass
instead of His Dark Materials
because, as great as TSK
are, I'm not exactly burning to see film adaptations of 'em. Don't get me wrong, I'd love to, and I'd love to make them myself, but I'd also be totally satisfied with one really good, complete TGC
As for the Prydain
series, each volume is at least as mature in content as A New Hope
, I'd say.