His Dark Materials
His Dark Materials

"Lyra didn't often climb out of her bedroom window these days..."
—Blurb quote[src]

Lyra's Oxford is a companion book to the His Dark Materials trilogy. It is a sequel to the series, set when Lyra Silvertongue is 15 years old.

Plot summary[]

The book begins with Lyra and her dæmon Pantalaimon watching a flock of birds attacking another bird which they rescue. He turns out to be Ragi, the dæmon of a witch named Yelena Pazhets. He claims that his mistress is ill, and to be searching for the alchemist Sebastian Makepeace to find a cure. Lyra helps Ragi, but it turns out to be a trap laid by the witch, who wants to kill Lyra in revenge for the death of her son, who died in the war against the Authority, and frame Makepeace, the boy's father, for the crime.


As well as the short story, the book includes a few extras:



  1. First Edition Product Details
Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials
Main Trilogy Northern LightsThe Subtle KnifeThe Amber Spyglass
The Book of Dust La Belle SauvageThe Secret CommonwealthThe Book of Dust Volume Three
Companion Books Lyra's OxfordOnce Upon a Time in the NorthSerpentineThe CollectorsThe Imagination ChamberGreen Book