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

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter #1

J.K. Rowling

223 pages first pub 1997 (editions)

fiction fantasy middle grade adventurous lighthearted fast-paced
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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 52%
mysterious 48%
funny 44%
hopeful 24%
inspiring 18%
emotional 17%
relaxing 16%
tense 10%
dark 7%
challenging 6%
reflective 2%
sad 2%

Pace

fast 54%
medium 43%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Plot: 29% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 51% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 53% | Yes: 22% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.48

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