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Nov 15, 2019

It’s no secret that the AudioFile team loves author Philip Pullman and the worlds he built in the HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy about Lyra Belaqua, the clever young protagonist we first met in THE GOLDEN COMPASS. Last year, we were fortunate enough to speak with the creative team behind the full-cast production of THE GOLDEN COMPASS, a landmark in the audiobook world. Host Jo Reed speaks with Orli Moscowitz, Penguin Random House executive producer; Garrick Hagon, the director of the first trilogy and the voice of Lee Scoresby; and Tim Ditlow, the publisher of Listening Library who produced the unabridged multicast recording of the original.

This fall, THE SECRET COMMONWEALTH, the second book Pullman’s new BOOK OF DUST trilogy narrated by Michael Sheen, was published, and HBO debuted its new series based on HIS DARK MATERIALS, so we thought it was the perfect time to revisit Pullman’s worlds and our interview and share it with Behind the Mic listeners.

The Golden Compass

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