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

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter #1

J.K. Rowling with Mary Grandpré (Illustrator)

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous lighthearted fast-paced

309 pages | first published 1997

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Harry Potter has never been the star of a Quidditch team, scoring points while riding a broom far above the ground. He knows no spells, has never helped to hatch a dragon, and has never worn a cloak of invisibility.All he knows is a miserable life...
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Summary of 201625 reviews

Moods

adventurous 96%
lighthearted 53%
mysterious 44%
funny 42%
hopeful 24%
inspiring 17%
relaxing 16%
emotional 15%
tense 8%
challenging 6%
dark 6%
reflective 2%
sad 2%

Pace

fast 54%
medium 42%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 59% | Plot: 29% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 67% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 58% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 52% | Yes: 22% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.49

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