The Golden Compass
On Episode 41 of The SSR Podcast, we’re diving into the fascinating world of Philip Pullman’s The Golden Compass. And it is fascinating — and complicated! Tune in to hear discussions about politics, a child’s loyalty, the Garden of Eden, the pros and cons of seeing the future, the nature of souls, puberty, loneliness, ruling religious bodies, failed movie adaptations, and so much more.
CHECK OUT ELENA’S BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS:
Normal People by Sally Rooney
Evie Drake Starts Over: A Novel by Linda Holmes
“The Golden Compass” (Publisher’s Weekly, 1996)
“The Golden Compass Turns 20 (Its Daemon Has Probably Settled)” (NPR, 2015)
“His Dark Materials is ripe for an onscreen do-over. Enter the BBC.” (Vox, 2018)
“A Conversation With Philip Pullman” (Slate, 2015)
“The Golden Compass: atheist manifesto for kids, or theological masterpiece?” (Denver Post, 2007)
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