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 young adult adventurous 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 44%
funny 41%
hopeful 22%
relaxing 16%
emotional 15%
inspiring 15%
tense 7%
challenging 6%
dark 5%
reflective 2%
sad 2%

Pace

fast 51%
medium 44%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 59% | Plot: 30% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 65% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 63% | Yes: 22% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 51% | Yes: 24% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

4.5