Philip Pullman in conversation: La Belle Sauvage

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OLS 17-18: Philip Pullman in conversation

Who this event is for

  • Everyone


John Henry Brookes Main Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus


Philip will read from his new book, La Belle Sauvage. Following the reading, he will be interviewed by Professor Simon Kövesi, Head of English and Modern Languages at Oxford Brookes. There will be a book signing after the event.


La Belle Sauvage is the first volume in The Book of Dust, a companion to the global bestselling series, His Dark Materials. The story centres upon an 11-year-old boy called Malcolm Polstead – who lives in an inn by the Thames in Oxford. Attentive readers may remember Malcolm’s brief appearance as a university scholar in Lyra’s Oxford.


All seats in the John Henry Brookes Main Lecture Theatre are now fully booked. 

This event will be live streamed to the Kennedy Lecture Theatre to enable as many people as possible to hear Philip speak. These seats are limited, so to book your place, email