- a spoonful of J.K. Rowling
- two large dollops of Madeline L'Engle
- one jigger of C.S. Lewis
- a liberal dusting of John Milton
Mix thoroughly in a steampunk bowl with a biblical spoon until "His Dark Materials" forms.
After my previous foray into and completion of Neal Stephenson's Baroque Cycle trilogy, I was thrilled that this trilogy - a virtual trifecta of literary quality - found its way to me.