The Greatest Stories in Town

Très impressionnant, non?

Très impressionnant, non?

Ask me my favourite book, and I might smugly shrug and utter the name of some rather obscure French title I suffered through at university.

Très impressionnnant, non?

Raise your eyebrows at me, and I'd probably wrinkle my nose and say,

'Okay, Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy'.

These are books I genuinely do love despite having memories of sobbing on a flight from Manchester to Zürich and having to stop myself from wailing out loud,

'No Lyra, don't leave Pan. Please don't leave, Pan. Don't leeeeeeeeave him, Lyra!'