Philip Pullman (b. 1946) is a British author and the writer of the His Dark Materials trilogy of children's fantasy novels:
The Golden Compass (1996),^^ The Subtle Knife (1997) and The Amber Spyglass (2000).
Pullman is an outspoken atheist, saying that his books are "about killing God"^^ and that he is "trying to undermine the basis of Christian belief."^
^ The movie, "The Golden Compass," is based on his first book from the Dark Materials trilogy.
- Tony Watkins,
Dark Matter: Shedding Light on Philip Pullman's Trilogy His Dark Materials. InterVarsity Press, 2006.
- Kurt Bruner and Jim Ware,
Shedding Light on His Dark Materials. Tyndale House, 2007.
- ? Titled Northern Lights in the UK.
The shed where God died, by Steve Meacham. Accessed 12-5-07.
Philip Pullman Realizes ‘Killing God’ Not the Ideal Sales Pitch. Accessed 12-5-07.