His Dark Materials Reading Order
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One of the classics when it comes to middle-grade fantasy, Philip Pullman is one of the best authors for introspective philosophy presented in entertaining, literary form. This is the His Dark Materials reading order.

What’s on the His Dark Materials Reading Order?

His Dark Materials only consists of a few books, by Philip Pullman. This His Dark Materials reading takes all of those books and places them in chronological order, since not all of these books were released in chronological order. However, if you so desire, you can sort by release year to get the original release order.

This timeline also assembles the film adaptation and television series. Either are great ways to enter the universe of Philip Pullman.

As with our other timelines, be sure to let us know if there is something out of place, or if there’s that needs fixing or adding. We welcome any and all input you can give us to make this a better timeline. And if you liked this timeline, be sure to check out some of our others, such as the Chronicles of Narnia timeline.

Where to Start?

The best place to begin is with the first, original book: The Golden Compass (or Northern Lights in some countries). However, if you’re looking for an easier entry-way into the universe, consider checking out the television show.

1BuyOnce Upon a Time in the NorthNovellaPhilip PullmanHis Dark Materials2008-04-03
2BuyThe CollectorsShort StoryPhilip PullmanHis Dark Materials2014-12-01
3BuyLa Belle SauvageNovelPhilip PullmanHis Dark Materials2017-10-19
4BuyThe Golden CompassNovelPhilip PullmanHis Dark Materials1995-07-01Also known as Northern Lights.
5BuyThe Golden CompassFilmChris WeitzHis Dark Materials2007-12-05
6BuyThe Subtle KnifeNovelPhilip PullmanHis Dark Materials1997-01-01
7BuyThe Amber SpyglassNovelPhilip PullmanHis Dark Materials2000-01-01
8BuyLyra's OxfordNovelPhilip PullmanHis Dark Materials2003-10-28
9BuyThe Secret CommonwealthNovelPhilip PullmanHis Dark Materials2019-10-03
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  1. Jopebou

    Hi, where does it fit the TV show?