Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

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Harry Potter is an ordinary boy who lives in a cupboard under the stairs at his Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon's house, which he thinks is normal for someone like him who's parents have been killed in a 'car crash'. He is bullied by them and his fat, spoilt cousin Dudley, and lives a very unremarkable life with only the odd hiccup (like his hair growing back overnight!) to cause him much to think about. That is until an owl turns up with a letter addressed to Harry and all hell breaks loose! He is literally rescued by a ...

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Byzantine77

Jul 23, 2009

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

An excellent introduction to the "Harry Potter" series which sets the scene in a very interesting and enthralling manner. It explains everything from Harry's life to his acceptance at Hogwarts School and the subsequent events that follow during his adventures with his companions Ron and Hermoine. It is an excellent book which is extremely difficult to put down once you start reading it, and easily captivates the reader. I would recommend it to anyone.

JeffB

Jan 31, 2008

Draws you into the series

I bought this for my wife for Christmas. She enjoyed it (as she had the movies) and said that the images you picture in your head from reading is most times better than what they actually show in the movies. This first book does a good job of pulling the reader into the 'Potter' series.

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