Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter #6

J.K. Rowling

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous dark emotional medium-paced

608 pages | first published 2005

Description

A special new edition in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, with a stunning new cover illustration by Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick. The war against Voldemort is not going well; ev...
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Moods

adventurous 94%
dark 68%
emotional 60%
mysterious 58%
tense 37%
sad 35%
funny 22%
challenging 15%
hopeful 9%
inspiring 8%
lighthearted 7%
reflective 7%
relaxing 4%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 64%
fast 26%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Plot: 28% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 65% | Yes: 21% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 51% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.56