Since the first volume was published in 1995-and recently filmed as The Golden Compass-the trilogy has been acclaimed as a modern masterpiece and has won the UK's top awards for children's literature. Today, the story of Lyra and her daemon is read and loved by adults and children alike. The Awakening Trilogy.
It is about "zombies" loosely using the term. It's like a romantic suspense with Mara and her husband Sebastian trying to survive the "Nevermores" that act like a pack of wolves and zombies at the same time.