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

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter #6

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

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous dark emotional medium-paced

688 pages | first published 2005

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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 war against Voldemort is not going well; e...
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Summary of 128648 reviews

Moods

adventurous 93%
dark 67%
emotional 63%
mysterious 56%
tense 37%
sad 36%
funny 20%
challenging 17%
hopeful 10%
inspiring 9%
reflective 8%
lighthearted 6%
relaxing 4%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 67%
fast 24%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Plot: 27% | Character: 9%

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: 58% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 47% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.57

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