The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman

The final installment in a fantasy trilogy, this novel follows the young protagonists as they continue their journey through parallel universes. They find themselves in the world of the dead, where they lead a rebellion against the oppressive authorities. Meanwhile, celestial forces are gathering for a final, apocalyptic battle. The young heroes must also confront their own destiny, which is tied to a mysterious object known as the amber spyglass. The story explores themes of love, sacrifice, and the nature of consciousness.

The 2174th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 292

Since this book was first published in 2000, there is a penalty of 41.6%. The age adjusted score is 170.53.

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