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

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter #1

J.K. Rowling

332 pages first pub 1997 (editions)

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous lighthearted fast-paced

Description

This story is filled with dark comedy and crafted with a quality of writing that has garnered J.K. Rowling top awards in her country and ours. Harry Potter spent ten long years living with his aunt and uncle and stupid cousin, Dudley. Fortunately,...

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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: 52% | Yes: 22% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.49

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