Review of 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince'

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling
6th book in the 'Harry Potter' series

The sixth in the ever-popular Harry Potter series. This one finds Harry in his sixth year at Hogwarts with a number of strange things going on. Where is Dumbledore disappearing to late at night? Is Harry really the “chosen one”? What is Malfoy up to? Will Ron and Hermione ever make up? What is a Horcrux? Things are not going all that bad though, Harry is now the captain of the Quidditch team (how difficult can that be?) and has a VERY helpful book to help him get through potions…Rowling is true to form with another real page-turner which should keep fans entertained. The formula of the previous books is used again with great effect and with enough twists to keep it interesting. The characters are definitely growing and maturing with expected results (love can be so difficult…). Giving nothing away the ending is quite surprising and will mean I will be in the queue for the final Harry Potter.

Rating: “Really good but I have some issues”

Review Date: 2005-09-18

Genre: Fantasy

Publication Date: 2005

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