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)

368 pages first pub 1998 (editions)

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous mysterious medium-paced
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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 97%
mysterious 65%
funny 38%
lighthearted 35%
dark 19%
tense 19%
emotional 17%
hopeful 17%
inspiring 12%
relaxing 10%
challenging 9%
reflective 2%
sad 2%

Pace

medium 51%
fast 44%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

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

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 54% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 51% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

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