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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone By J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling

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Summary

Harry Potter believes he’s an ordinary boy living a rather miserable life. His cruel Aunt Petunia, Uncle Vernon, and cousin Dudley bully him and make him sleep in a cupboard under the stairs. He believes his parents died in a car crash, making him an orphan who has no choice but to stay with them.
Then one day, a rather remarkable thing happens to this seemingly unremarkable boy. An owl arrives with a letter that reveals his birthright, offering him a place at the prestigious Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Summary

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling

With a little help from a half-giant, Harry escapes his aunt and uncle's clutches and embarks on a magical adventure where he meets new friends, learns to fly on a broomstick, practises magic spells and potions, and comes to understand the real reason for his parent's mysterious death. He also discovers the astounding secrets of the legendary Philosopher's Stone and must battle in a deadly duel to survive.
The award-winning Harry Potter series chronicles the lives and adventures of a young wizard, Harry Potter, and his friends. Harry Potter is a world-famous character and all the books have been made into huge box-office films with international success. There are even Harry Potter theme parks and universes for fans to visit too!

You should read this book if…
  • You love fast-paced magical adventures that are full of excitement and will keep you gripped until the very end
  • You enjoy stories about friendships and bravery and love to root for the underdog
  • You can't bear a good book to finish - don't worry, there are six more spellbinding Harry Potter books to read after this one!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Reviews

I've yet to meet a ten-year-old who hasn't been entranced by its witty, complex plot and the character of the eponymous Harry * Independent *
Spellbinding, enchanting, bewitching stuff * Mirror *
Teachers say a chapter can silence the most rowdy of classes * Guardian *
One of the greatest literary adventures of modern times * Sunday Telegraph *
The Harry Potter stories will join that small group of children's books which are read and reread into adulthood * TLS *

About J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was J.K. Rowling's first novel, followed by the subsequent six titles in the Harry Potter series, as well as three books written for charity: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Quidditch Through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard. The Harry Potter novels have now sold over 450 million copies worldwide and been translated into 78 languages.

Additional information

GOR006116268
9781408855652
1408855658
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2014-09-01
352
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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