Friday, December 07, 2007

The best review of Pullman's "His Dark Materials" I have yet read

And I've read a few, as they say in the classics...

In the first half of Alan Jacob's review, published back when "The Amber Spyglass" was first published (and republished now on the First Things blog), does full justice to Pullman's creativity, and then, in the second half, kicks Pullman's lousy anti-theist polemic and blatant dishonesty in story-telling so far and so hard that after all these years it must be leaving the outer limits of the solar system by now...


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