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He told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “Dust is an analogy of consciousness, and consciousness is this extraordinary property we have as human beings.“The story I’m telling in this book is more about in terms of William Blake’s vision, his idea of a fiercely reductive way of seeing things: it’s right or wrong, it’s black or white.“He said that was far too limiting and we should bring out truer human vision when we see things, surround them all with a sort of penumbra of imagination and memories and hopes and expectations and fears and all these things.“It’s an attack on the reductionism, the merciless reductionism, of doctrines with a single answer.”His Dark Materials is to be turned into an epic new BBC series.Pullman has confirmed that Lyra Belacqua will be a central character in the new trilogy.“The first thing to say is that Lyra is at the centre of the story,” he said in a statement.Another character, a middle-aged woman seeking a partner online, finds herself hooked up with a five-year-old boy in the park.Images of flame and precariousness recur—the burning sun, the burning hand, a bright goldfish riding in a plastic bag on a car roof.There was a tragic aspect to one verse in the Johnson song.I believe he did not sit down because he had not stood to begin with. If not the wallflower at the orgy then I was the mute at the a cappella operetta (a condition typical of many a July character though not of July herself): I refused to sing.July’s Christine, a struggling artist who works as a driver for Elder Cab, possesses a thin-skinned empathy for everyone, and her love for the shoe salesman (who is played in convincingly addled fashion by John Hawkes) is performed with both vulnerability and purity of passion.In her two feature-length films the chemistry with her male leads is quite strong: they as well as July are like openly soulful children, attaching without reason or guile, and July is quite focused on this quality of connective vulnerability, as well as on children themselves.
Pullman has said that Dust – the conscious particle that links humans to their daemons – will be explored in further detail.
Penguin has revealed that the Magisterium, daemons and alethiometers will also be featured in the new trilogy.
Pullman has said that The Book of Dust will work as a stand-alone story.“It’s a different story, but there are settings that readers of His Dark Materials will recognise,” he said.
And yet all is put forward with tenderness and humor.
The desire for human love goes unquestioned and its role in individual fate is assumed to be essential.