Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter #2

J.K. Rowling with Brian Selznick (Illustrator), Mary GrandPré (Illustrator)

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous mysterious fast-paced

368 pages | first published 1998

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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 Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summ...
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Moods

adventurous 96%
mysterious 62%
lighthearted 37%
funny 36%
dark 17%
tense 17%
emotional 15%
hopeful 15%
inspiring 11%
relaxing 10%
challenging 8%
sad 2%
reflective 1%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 44%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Plot: 40% | Character: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 61% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 51% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.39

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