Posted on July 9, 2020 at 8:37 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fantasy fans have even more reason to look forward to fall, now.

Philip Pullman will publish a novella previously only shared with the winning bidder at a charity auction in October.

The Guardian reports that the His Dark Materials author never intended to widely release Serpentine, written in 2004.

But the novella features Lyra Silvertongue as a teenager, and now that Pullman has released The Secret Commonwealth — in which Lyra is an adult — he felt like it made sense to offer up a tale that bridges the gap between the more recent novel and the original tale of Lyra as a youngster.

You can read more about Serpentine, which comes out October 15, in the Guardian.

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