Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – J.K. Rowling

Synopsis from Amazon.co.uk

Harry has been burdened with a dark, dangerous and seemingly impossible task: that of locating and destroying Voldemort’s remaining Horcruxes. Never has Harry felt so alone, or faced a future so full of shadows. But Harry must somehow find within himself the strength to complete the task he has been given. He must leave the warmth, safety and companionship of The Burrow and follow without fear or hesitation the inexorable path laid out for him.

My Review

This was a fantastic ending to the series, I really enjoyed re-reading this book. Having only read it once before and disliking it then, I couldn’t remember barely anything about what happened in this book, so it was almost like reading it for the first time. You finish Half-Blood Prince with a lot of answers and Rowling keeps you waiting in the finale, not letting you know the truth until near the end of the book, but keeps you going with lots of anguish and action. Finding Voldemorts Horcruxes is the basis for this book, and that’s what majority of the book is about. I enjoyed the ending, with the surprises that it brought, although some bits made me sad. My one concern about this book, is being that it’s plugged as a children’s book, yet there’s a sudden appearance of swear words, such as b*stard, and I’m not sure that’s very appropriate.

This is a great series overall, and should be recommended to every young and old reader alike, because although it’s said to be a children’s series, people of all ages can appreciate and enjoy the series.


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