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Philip Pullman: An Update

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Back in July I wrote a blogpost about the new Philip Pullman book La Belle Sauvage, my main gripe being that Independent Bookshops such as my own were being completely priced out of selling any copies, due to the aggressive pre-publication discounting of larger retailers with deep pockets.

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Philip Pullman: His Discounted Materials

 

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The Devaluing of Books.

 

Part One of Philip Pullman’s Book of Dust Trilogy (La Belle Sauvage) arrives in October.

Set ten years before the events of the His Dark Materials trilogy, this is one of the most eagerly awaited books of this year (if not the last 20 odd years) in the book trade.

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