The End of Harry Potter?
The publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and final Harry Potter novel, is probably the most eagerly anticipated event in the history of publishing. Even the smallest hints from author J. K. Rowling about what may happen to Harry and his friends have been major news stories.
In The End of Harry Potter?, David Langford--Potter fan and award-winning...more
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With a title like "The End of Harry Potter? An Unauthorized Guide to the Mysteries that Remain" I expected the book to, well, speculate on the mysteries that remained. Odd ...more
Langford is somewhat of an expert on the fantasy/science fiction genre and looks at works t ...more
My favorite part would have to be "The Land of Voldemordor" sequence. That was simply hilarious.
It's almost like he was there when J.K.Rowling wrote certain parts of the 7th book.
Also,reading this book has increased the amount of respect and admiration I had for the Queen of fantasy literature, J.K.Rowling.
Most Potterheads may have already read this, but if you haven't...Well, don't waste ...more
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2, movie number eight in this phenomenal series, is by far my favorite movie of 2011. We've all waited for years for this moment to come, and although it does feel like it has gone by so fast, I'm sure many can agree with me that it was well worth the wait. Sequels usually are a waste of time, and don't even compare to the first, but with Harry Potter, with each school year that has passed, the story just kept getting better.
I'll admit that I was sad and ...more
Addendum post HP#7: No, he didn't come close to guessing the ending. Feel free to read the last chapter without fear of spoile ...more
Unfortunately, the title fooled me (my fault) and I didn't read the blurb. I only read the wee reference on the back written by Terry Pratchett, and from that (because I really enjoy Pratchett's works) I decided this was going to be really funny. Again, my fault.
Hidden meanings of surnames are examined. Detailed meanings of 40 names in the Harry Potter books are given.
The smoke-and-mirrors technique (wherein the author lists one significant item among insignificant items) is discussed.