Harry potter and the philosopher's stone is a fantasy novel written by british author j k rowling it is the first novel in the harry potter series and rowling's debut novel, first published in 1997 by bloomsbury it was published in the united states as harry potter and the sorcerer's stone by scholastic corporation in 1998. From the archives, the review of jk rowling's harry potter and the sorcerer's stone. Jk rowling's first novel, harry potter and the philosopher's stone, was rather quietly released on june 26, 1997, introducing readers to the orphaned the title did not receive much critical attention that all changed when the scotsman published what is believed to be the novel's first mainstream review. Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone tells the story of an eleven-year-old orphan who suddenly discovers that he is a wizard jk rowling began writing the book in 1990, prompted by a delayed train ride from manchester to london during which she was struck by an idea of a young boy with magical. After being raised in the miserably unfair home of his uncle vernon dursley, harry practically begins life anew when he discovers that he is a wizard and is invited to attend hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry among harry's first- year adventures are making new friends (hagrid, ron and hermione), standing up to. On nov 16, 2001, warner bros launched jk rowling's wizarding universe in wide release with harry potter and the sorcerer's stone, which grossed more than $970 million worldwide the hollywood reporter's original review is below. Harry potter and the sorcerer's stone by: j k rowling series: harry potter book number: 1 star rating: review this was my second read of harry potter and the sorcerer's stone, and i have to say that even after having read it before and seeing the movie four times, it is still just as good as it was the first time i read it. One of my favourite books is harry potter and the philosopher's stone by jk rowling it is a story about harry potter, an orphan brought up by his aunt and uncle because his parents were killed when he was a baby harry is unloved by his uncle and aunt but everything changes when he is invited to join.
''harry potter and the sorcerer's stone is a red-blooded adventure movie, dripping with atmosphere, filled with the gruesome and the sublime, and surprisingly faithful to the novel the novel by jk rowling was muscular and vivid, and the danger was that the movie would make things too cute and cuddly. Ilovelunalovegood: 'i'm not a fantasy reader so the fact that harry potter is fantasy just shows how amazing the books are. Part of harry's appeal is that he could be any ordinary 11-year-old boy, an underdog readers will root for: small and skinny, with unruly hair, plus glasses held together with scotch tape but he also is bright and competent, and he discovers he has an aptitude for magic -- and quidditch author jk rowling also has taken. Art, bloomsbury, books, cover art, fan art, fans, harry potter and the philosophers / sorcerers stone, jk rowling, news as the 20th anniversary of harry potter and the philosopher's stone approaches i can't help but be overcome by a wave of nostalgia 20 years just seems like an incredibly long time.
Before the release of harry potter and the sorcerer's stone, i was one of the few remaining souls who had not read jk rowling's fantasy book series after screening the first film installment, i did want to read the book borrowing the novel from a family member, i briefly skimmed over the chapters the book's intelligence. Harry potter and the philosopher's stone: an introduction to and summary of the novel harry potter and the philosopher's stone by jk rowling.
Book review of “harry potter and the sorcerer 's stone” — (9/ 52) (re)reading jk rowling 's seminal work after seven years source: http://spinoff comicbookresourcescom/ wp-content/ uploads/ 2013/ 12/ harry-potter1jpg. Harry potter thinks he is an ordinary boy he lives with his uncle vernon, aunt petunia and cousin dudley, who make him sl [. Case in point: harry potter and the sorcerer's stone, by jk rowling the book, released stateside last month, was a huge hit when issued last year in the united kingdom, topping the adult best seller list as well as the kids' the sequel, already released in england, leaped to the top of the adult hardcover.
Readers are in for a delightful romp with this award-winning debut from a british author who dances in the footsteps of pl travers and roald dahl as the story opens, mysterious goings-on ruffle the self-satisfied suburban world of the dursleys, culminating in a trio of strangers depositing the dursleys' infant nephew harry.
Stockholm university department of english essay on the linguistic features in jk rowling's harry potter and the philosopher's stone åsa nygren english linguistics c-essay 10 p spring 2006 supervisor: kingsley bolton. Bookpage review by denise yagel roald dahl and madeleine l'engle, take note there's a hip, new, and decidedly deserving voice in fiction for middle readers named jk rowling in her debut effort, harry potter and the sorcerer's stone, rowling crafts a tale of magical mayhem truly worthy of the often over- used phrase,. Plot summary of harry potter and the sorcerer's stone by j k rowling part of a free study guide by bookragscom.