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

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter #1

J.K. Rowling

320 pages first pub 1997 (editions)

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous lighthearted fast-paced

Description

Harry Potter's life is miserable. His parents are dead and he's stuck with his heartless relatives, who force him to live in a tiny closet under the stairs. But his fortune changes when he receives a letter that tells him the truth about himself: ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 261,076 reviews

Moods

adventurous 96%
lighthearted 54%
mysterious 46%
funny 42%
hopeful 24%
inspiring 18%
emotional 16%
relaxing 16%
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: 68% | No: 17% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 56% | Yes: 28% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 53% | Yes: 22% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.49

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