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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Written by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Synopsis

There it was, hanging in the sky above the school: the blazing green skull with a serpent tongue, the mark Death Eaters left behind whenever they had entered a building ... wherever they had murdered ... When Dumbledore arrives at Privet Drive one summer night to collect Harry Potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. Secrets and suspicion are spreading through the wizarding world and Hogwarts itself is not safe. Harry is convinced that Malfoy bears the Dark Mark: there is a Death Eater amongst them. Harry will need powerful magic and true friends as he explores Voldemort's darkest secrets, and Dumbledore prepares him to face his destiny ... This gift edition hardback, presented in a beautiful foiled slipcase decorated with brand new line art by Jonny Duddle, will delight readers as they follow Harry through the penultimate instalment of his adventures at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Press Reviews

I've yet to meet a ten-year-old who hasn't been entranced by its witty, complex plot and the character of the eponymous Harry * Independent * Spellbinding, enchanting, bewitching stuff * Mirror * Teachers say a chapter can silence the most rowdy of classes * Guardian * One of the greatest literary adventures of modern times * Sunday Telegraph * The Harry Potter stories will join that small group of children's books which are read and reread into adulthood * TLS *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408869161
Publication date: 4th May 2017
Author: J. K. Rowling
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Book
Pagination: 560 pages

About J. K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling is the author of the record-breaking, multi-award-winning Harry Potter novels. Loved by fans around the world, the series has sold over 450 million copies, been translated into 78 languages, and made into 8 blockbuster films. She has written three companion volumes in aid of charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (in aid of Comic Relief), and The Tales of Beedle the Bard (in aid of Lumos), as well as a film script inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. In 2012, J.K. Rowling's digital company Pottermore was launched, where fans can ...

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