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

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter #1

J.K. Rowling with Olly Moss (Illustrator)

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous lighthearted fast-paced

324 pages | first published 1997

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"Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger and a snake surrounding a large letter 'H'."Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start droppin...
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Summary of 221327 reviews

Moods

adventurous 96%
lighthearted 53%
mysterious 45%
funny 42%
hopeful 24%
inspiring 17%
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: 57% | Yes: 27% | 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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