I will always, always treasure and love this book as; obviously, it introduced me to the wonderful world of Harry Potter.
Harry is just so endearing h...moreI will always, always treasure and love this book as; obviously, it introduced me to the wonderful world of Harry Potter.
Harry is just so endearing here – brave and uncertain. Hermione, even at twelve, provide a strong role model for young girls that, at the time, were few and far between. And Ron, dear Ron, provided much welcome comic relief.
The only struggle I have with the book occurs as I get older. The bigger the age gap between me and young Harry the harder it is for me to fully relate to them. It’s not bad, and I’m sure once I hit a certain age it will go back to normal – you know, the way there’s that socially accepted age you have to stop reading fairy tales and crying at Disney movies (like that’ll ever happen), eventually I’ll get so old that Harry’s youth won’t be (for lake of a better word) irritating but completely adorable and innocent like it used to be.
All through the series I turn into a giant squid of anger because the trio constantly make stupid decisions, but then I remember that they’re children. And that right there is the sign of truly remarkable writing.
All that aside the book is beautiful written and every wondrous, magical detail is a blessing to my life. I don’t know where I’d be as a reader if I hadn’t discovered the series.