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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5, Part 1)

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Γιώτα Παπαδημακοπούλου
Έχοντας πάρει τα βιβλία μονότερμα κι έχοντας δει πρόσφατα τη μεταφορά του βιβλίου σε ταινία θα ήθελα να ξεκινήσω ως εξής. Χωρίς ν’ αλλάξει η άποψή μου για την ταινία, διαπίστωσα κι η ίδια αυτό που τόσο καιρό άκουγα. Το ότι η μεταφορά του σίγουρα δεν είναι ότι καλύτερο έχουμε δει σε σύγκριση πάντα με τα προηγούμενα. Βέβαια, 800 σχεδόν σελίδες και μάλιστα τέτοιου περιεχομένου είναι δύσκολο ν’ αποτυπωθούν σε μια ταινία δυόμισι ωρών.

Το βιβλίο, με τη γνωστή γραφή της Rowling, έρχεται να βάλει την ιστ
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Susie Beesley
This book makes for uncomfortable reading at the start - Harry is in a very dark place in the beginning, both mentally and physically. Rowling's great storytelling keeps you on board though, and finally, at chapter 10 Harry is on the train to Hogwarts and all seems well... The lighter mood is short-lived. Harry is no longer the school hero, he's viewed with suspicion - an outsider. What 15 year old wouldn't identify with Harry here? The arrival of the wonderful antagonist Professor Umbridge puts ...more
Annanya Pandey
Harry Potter is attacked by a couple of Dementors with his cousin Dudley. He produces a Patronus charm but is called for hearing at the Ministry of Magic. To top it all up he thinks that Dumbledore along with Hermione and Ron and the some others, even Sirius are hiding something very important from him. Moreover after the Dementor attack, he is locked all the time in his room at the Dursley house.

When the Dursleys are out, Harry is busted out of the house by Lupin, Mad-Eye Moody, Tonks, Kingsley
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Fail Fish
I am a huge Harry Potter fan and eagerly followed each book as it came out once I was old enough to understand these things (which was when I was around 6). This was the first book that I remember anticipating the arrival of - and when it did arrive, I was really disappointed.

It is without a doubt the worst book in the series. It is overly long - it could be around a third of the length and still contain everything of importance - fails to make its point most of the time, and mostly seems to fun
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Ellie
It's a good book. Couldd be a great read if it wasn't so unnecasarily long. I agree with other reviewers that you could easily trim the book in half and still keep the all the key bits - it just feels a bit 'rambly' at points.

However, I think this is the first book of the Potter series to have a seriously dark theme throughout. Harry's safety is constantly under threat, Harry's temper and anger seems uncontrolable, and to round it off Professor Umbridge is so nasty and viscious that I actually w
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Rebecca Saxon
What I love most about this book is how we experience along with Harry his developing understanding of the wizarding world. In the first book it's much more about the magic of the, well, magical world and his school, which still has some darkness. In the second Harry starts to learn more about wizard history but it's still grounded in Hogwarts history. In the third, his understanding of his family and who shaped his life is expanded. In the fourth, he starts to see beyond the world of Hogwarts a ...more
Sriram Krishnan
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One of the pleasures of the last three Harry Potter novels has been the way that JK Rowling has played with the scale of the dimensions of her world. The last couple of books, the flawed Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, and the brilliant Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Rowling has taken Harry Potter from the hero of a children’s book to a kid growing up while discovering the awesome responsibility he has been born into. Like Frodo, or Luke Sk
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Nina
I think it was a really good book. It follows the four previous book rather well with one new twist. You really feel how the main characteres have grown from children to small adults, although they are only around 15. There is a lot more puberty-problems, but it still has the same amount of mysteries and humour as always. Once again they face some new problems they think they have to take care of, both on the inside and the outside of the school.
Shelby
I haven't (re)read the HP series since the last one was published in 2007. Having found this Bloomsbury edition for super cheap at a thrift store, I had to relive part of the nostalgia.
...It was miserable.

I loved the series, obsessed over it into high school, even went to midnight showings and the theme park in Orlando after I graduated. Rereading it now, however, I was underwhelmed by the writing. I honestly didn't remember JK Rowling's writing style, but the HP series is all dialogue and plo
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Monikasri
The events lead to the death of Sirius and Dubledore's explanation for it is nt up to the mark..hw come dumledore had failed to warn Harry(though he was proved to be poor at occlumency ) about the possiblity of being lured by voldermort is nt at all convincing to me. So I had to restrain my self from giving 5 stars.
Matthew Morgan
An exciting story in the famously known Harry potter collection. The fact it contains fantasy, humor and characters you can fall in love with makes it an unforgettable read for anyone to loves to get lost in a book.
Adela Bezemer-Cleverley
still found stuff I hadn't noticed before (20th time?) :P
Anita
Wowza, that was a long one! Now on to #6.
Mark Grisham
This one's one of my most favourite in the Harry Potter series, probably because of all the characters like Neville, Luna and Ginny. We get to watch them become much more confident wizards and witches, and I found the relationship of Harry and Sirius striking close to home for me personally. Oh, how I wish Sirius could've lived, or maybe come back at some point, but his character was a broken and fragmented person, it was telling that he accidentally called Harry 'James' in the movie. I just can ...more
Hans Nijs
This is, in the emotional aspect, the darkest book of them all.
Harry is really grosing up into an adult, but his dark side seems to take over him.
Voldemort has returned and he fears the connection between himself and the Dark Lord.
Again, things happen that you didn't expect.
Not only is Harry emotional confused, but the new teacher DADA is a real bitch (sorry). This makes life at Hogwarts even worse, but then he becomes the leader of a new student group, called Dumbledore's Army. And things beco
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Lauraloves
I have been re-reading my favourite book series on and off for months. These books are solely responsible for my love of reading and are pretty much the only books that i have read over and over and over.



In this book Harry is trying to persuade the wizarding world that Voldemort is back but nobody will believe him. Also he has disturbing links with Voldemort, has an evil teacher at Hogwarts, gets suspended from Quiddich and meets Hagrids half brother who just so happens to be a giant.



This is my
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Laura
This is my favorite book in the whole Harry Potter series, even though I find it extremely difficult to choose favorites when it comes to Harry Potter. Harry Potter will always remain a classic and even though I have read this book countless times, it always leaves me feeling of astonishment and with my mouth gaping open. It is a tear jerk-er near the end and I feel that I can relate to it.

There are those who say that the book is huge and tedious and long and boring etc. Those people are silly,
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Bryan Hall
Is this the best one? I think maybe.

I thought that this was the one with Occlumency, and then it went 400 pages without it, so I thought maybe not. Then it showed up, and I was surprised that it wasn't going on throughout most of the book.

Next time I read these I want to make a list of all the times Harry breaks rules or doesn't listen to Dumbledore, and what would happen if he had done what he was supposed to do. Sure, a lot of bad things would happen, but for some of those, playing it straight
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Paul Riches
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: To Speak The Truth With Bravery


We are over half way through the wonderfully amazing Harry Potter series, and from this point onwards every book is almost universally great. The war is brewing and Harry is getting ready for Voldemort. But only if he can survive his supposed allies tormenting him. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling steps firmly and forevermore into adulthood for our friends.


J.K. goes for the jugular right off the to
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Namratha
This is not a review.
This is a trip down memory lane or to be more precise, a leisurely stroll through the Department of Mysteries.
Walk with me, fellow Potterheads.
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Moment #1:'Ministry of Magic?' bellowed Uncle Vernon. 'People like you ingovernment! Oh, this explains everything, everything, no wonder the country's going to the dogs.'

HP facts - Ministry of magic.
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Moment #2:She seized Dudley by the shouldersand shook him, as though testing to see whether she could hear his soul rattling around ins

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Marianne
Even if this is the longest book of of the series, it was my favorite!!!!
I loved the new characters from the order of the phoenix and i found Dumbledore'army absolutely brilliant! It was extremely interesting to discover the ministry of magic and how it all works. Even if Umbrige is somewhat subtle she is certainly evil as the deatheaters, she is the perfect vilain.

I've read the book five times, and every time, I discover new jokes and new magical quotes in it.
Mundy Carroll
In re-reading the HP books I've been struck by how the movies have influenced my memory of the story. The movies we brilliant, but the books are just so much richer. This goes especially for Order of the Phoenix. Probably my (and many others) least favourite movie, the book is great. Character development is wonderful, and JK is adept at throwing little teasers in, which - if you know how the story ends - you spot and enjoy.

Alice Hertford
This book had good bits and bad bits. I liked the final battle and setting, and it was great to know that other secondary characters took part in the fight. The whole idea of the trio going around the world on their own and working independently to everyone else wasn’t my favourite, but it worked. A nice way of closing one of my favourite series.
Julianna Lofblad
I'm not very good at writing reviews as I'm still new to this site, but I just wanted to say how much I recommend this book. I really loved the HP series, but this was no doubt my favorite book (and the longest!). I was hooked from the beginning, with it's tales of the Order and the DA. Highly recommend it!!!
Chloe Smith
Out of all the Harry Potter books I've read so far, this has definitely been my least favorite. It's the most amount of work with the least amount of payoff so to speak. There was just so much crammed in to 700+ pages when it easily could've been separated into 2 books, which would've made it easier to follow/remember.
I had more problems with the movie however, because they just scratched the surface of the book. They probably didn't have enough time to include everything though, considering it
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Phughson4
Harry Potter wants to go back to school this year and have it normal, with what happened last year in the tri-wizard tournament, but there is a new, mean teacher at Hogwarts, Dolores Umbrige. So then the year goes on but then Harry, Hermione, Ron, Luna, Ginny, and Nevile all go to the ministry of magic and fight off death eaters and Sirius Black, Harry's godfather and closest thing to a father he had ever known, was killed in fight.
Jane
People hate on this book, but it's always been one of my favourite in the series possibly entirely because of the sequence when Fred and George leave school. If you have only seen the movie, it doesn't do justice to the sheer delightfulness of that sequence.
Milena
There's no where to begin with such as awesome series such as Harry Potter. Rowling creates the most amazing story even more amazing- if I could ever meet her I think I would faint! She is an absolute inspiration to me :)
Elle Butantan
I was already spoiled of what will happen to Sirius Black when I read this book. But it was still a great experience nonetheless. I couldn't let go of the book especially at the part where Harry fought with his friends
Jennifer
Aaaand I cried again. Even though I was a bit pissed off at Harry for not believing or trusting Dumbledore. *sigh* But in the end I felt sorry for him.

One question though: Why did Sirius not remind Harry of his present? And that Harry forgot about it was a bit weird, since Sirius did mean so much to him. But that he did so too? Mh.

But at least we got answers, because I wondered whether I did forget why Voldemort was after Harry, even though the whole thing did feel a bit like an interlude and n
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Although she writes under the pen name J.K. Rowling, pronounced like rolling, her name when her first Harry Potter book was published was simply Joanne Rowling. Anticipating that the target audience of young boys might not want to read a book written by a woman, her publishers demanded that she use two initials, rather than her full name. As she had no middle name, she ch
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)

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