The Subtle Knife

1997 novel by Philip Pullman

The Subtle Knife is the second book of the His Dark Materials trilogy written by Philip Pullman and first published in 1997.[1]

Philip Pullman signing books

In the first world that Lyra enters, Lyra meets a boy of 12 years named Will Parry who comes from Oxford of the reader's universe and is escaping from the authorities. Defending his sick mother he has accidentally killed a man.They travel through a silent world to resolve many mysteries. They begin to realize that there is something special about that world.