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

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter #1

J.K. Rowling

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous lighthearted fast-paced

332 pages | first published 1997

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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 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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