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Welcome to the wonderful magical world of Harry Potter

Advantages: lovely descriptive writing that fully immerses you in this magical world.
Disadvantages: The main plot event is rushed a little in my opinion.

Harry Potter is a franchise that has been part of our lives since 1997 - I first came across this book in the year 2000 when one of my University friends said to me I really had to read this book. I'd seen people sat reading it in cafés and on buses, so I ...

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Review of Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone - J. K. Rowling

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I finally take the Plunge and read Potter!

Advantages: Excellent story, great characters
Disadvantages: Made me want to start the next book straight away!

...to stay away from the Harry Potter crazy for the past few years as both me and my hubby have never seen the appeal of it. Recently though as a change from all the biographies I have been reading I decided I would take the plunge and read t ...

sewbizzie 01.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone - J. K. Rowling

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The One That Started It All...

Advantages: Incredible Plot Suitable For All Ages
Disadvantages: That So Many Wont Read It Because They Think It "Kiddy"

...Okay, okay. Unless you've been living under a very large rock for the last four years, you will have heard of Harry Potter. You'll have heard the media hype up the books, criticize the films, praise the most recent one, speculate whether J.K. will be writ ...

Double_Gemini 04.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone - J. K. Rowling

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You're a wizard, Harry...

Advantages: Very good, first in brilliant series
Disadvantages: disad-whats?

...This book is the first in the best-selling seven-part series by JK Rowling. The idea for Philosopher's Stone was first conceived on a train when Harry 'walked' into Rowling's head. It was fist published in 1997 by Bloomsbury and has sold approximately 107 ...

liamsingh 16.12.2007 · Read full review
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A really good book to read

Advantages: it is very exciting
Disadvantages: the price was stupid last time I looked

I have to say I am not really a person to sit and read books but when everyone was talking about it I decided to have a read and as soon as I started reading it that was it I couldn't put it down. I have read this book now about 6 times probably more and ...

HannahLucy 04.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone - J. K. Rowling

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