ILOVETHISBOOKSOMUCHICANHARDLYSTANDIT!! FORREALS!!!!! ALLCAPSNOSPACES!!!!! ELEVENTYONE!!!!!
I don’t even want to summarize. I feel like I’ll taint it with my dirty fingers, it’s so good. But hell, here goes. Lyra Belacqua is a young orphan growing up pell-mell in Jordan College, being ‘taught’ from time to time by the scholars but mostly allowed to run wild on the college grounds and play ‘Gobblers and kids’ with her playmates and their daemons. Because here, in this world, your soul walks outside your body and takes animal shape. Awesomeness, no?