S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen

Seeing things from afar

I'm much of the way through the Amber Spyglass now. I've liked both it and its immediate prequel better than the Golden Compass. After all this, I still don't feel much empathy with Lyra, although I like her daemon. Speaking of her daemon, I should find out what 'Pantaleimon' means. I ran across a medieval painting of St. Panataleimon in the art textbook I was lifting bibliography from earlier this week, and it was a small world coincidental moment, since I'd been reading the Subtle Knife around that time.

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