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Episode 4

A man with a beautiful snow leopard dæmon visits the Trout Inn with a dangerous request for Malcolm.

The Book of Dust, Part One: La Belle Sauvage

Twenty two years after the publication of Philip Pullman's NORTHERN LIGHTS, the author returns to the world of HIS DARK MATERIALS with a brand new trilogy.

LA BELLE SAUVAGE, read by Simon Russell Beale, is the first volume of THE BOOK OF DUST. Set ten years before the events of HIS DARK MATERIALS, this novel explores the origins of that story.

We open in Oxford, at The Trout Inn, with a pot boy named Malcolm Polstead, and the whisper of a mysterious baby girl, hidden at the local convent, in the care of the nuns...

15 minutes

Credits

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Reader Simon Russell Beale
Author Philip Pullman
Abridger Doreen Estall
Producer Allegra McIlroy

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