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Harry Potter and the half-blood prince

Harry Potter and the half-blood prince

Rowling, J. K

This novel takes up the story of Harry Potter's sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as Voldemort's power and followers are increasing day by day, in the midst of the battle of good and evil

Hardback, Book. English. Children's stories. Fantasy fiction.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2005

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Details

Statement of responsibility: J.K. Rowling
ISBN: 0747581088, 9780747581086
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 607 p. ; 21 cm.
Subject: Wizards Juvenile fiction.; Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary place) Juvenile fiction.; Potter, Harry (Fictitious character) Juvenile fiction.

Author note

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stonewas J.K. Rowling's first novel, followed by Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, as well as three books written for charity and inspired by the Harry Potter novels:Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Quidditch Through the Ages andThe Tales of Beedle the Bard.The Harry Potter novels have now sold over 400 million copies worldwide and been translated into 70 languages. J.K. Rowling has generated huge popular appeal for her books across the generations in an unprecedented fashion: she was the first children's author to be voted the BA Author of the Year, and also to win the British Book Awards Author of the Year. J.K. Rowling lives with her family in Edinburgh.

Reviews

'For her success in creating what will undoubtedly be a highly literate generation Rowling deserves great praise'
The Spectator