Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Review)
Published Date: 26th June 1997
been on my TBR list for a long time. The Harry Potter series! Previous to this,
I had never seen a single movie or read a single book. I decided that the
fandom surrounding it and the love for it must be worth something, and decided
I better read them.
that it was written in third person. For some reason, I was completely
expecting it to be a first person book :/ Oh well, that didn’t take anything
away from the novel! It was easy to read, and I read through it quickly. There
was only one thing I didn’t like about the style, and that was that it seemed
kind of childish. I was worried when I started this that I wasn’t going to like
it because most people grew up reading these. But I have been promised as the
characters age, so does the style. Either way, I do believe this was something
I would’ve enjoyed more as a child. It was definitely a more middle grade kind of feel.
Rowling manages to bring in ideas and new terms that most of authors would go a
little over the top with so that we feel lost in this new world. But everything
seemed so clear here, and I loved the ideas she brought to light. Honestly, the
writing of this book was genius, and the author should be commended for that!
|When I realised this was the book that everyone
FANGIRLED over like crazy.
meaningfully. There was nothing that blew me away, but nothing I strongly
disliked either. It was a light, quick, enjoyable read. But it wasn’t anything too enticing I will keep reading
this series! (And soon I can start watching the movies.)