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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (original 1999; edition 2000)

by J.K. Rowling

Series: Harry Potter (3)

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During his third year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter must confront the devious and dangerous wizard responsible for his parents' deaths.
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Title:Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Authors:J.K. Rowling
Info:Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (2000), Paperback, 320 pages
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling (1999)

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Ik hou zo van dit boek, het zit zo ontzettend goed in elkaar! Ik heb het al zo vaak gelezen en nog steeds lees ik de laatste 100 bladzijdes met ingehouden adem. ( )
  prettygoodyear | Jun 29, 2020 |
My favourite Harry Potter book. I just love Marauder's Era so much more than Harry's era. ( )
  Tara_Calaby | Jun 22, 2020 |
Harry's return to Hogwarts for his third year is overshadowed by the escape of the notorious Sirius Black, a wizard who committed mass murder when Harry was just a baby. Now, he may be coming after Harry...

This one is actually my favorite of the series, and I recalled why as I was reading it. The details of the plot are all so delicately interwoven, nothing is wasted and nothing is extraneous. It's joyful and heartwarming, and always just what I need when I'm looking for a comfort read. ( )
  foggidawn | Jun 22, 2020 |
Godt skrevet, og god historie, filmen gjorde ikke det lige så godt som bogen, men bogen er mega god ( )
  Emmask2020 | Jun 21, 2020 |
Should I be reviewing a book that has thousands of reviews already written? As a Christian, I didn't have any problem with this book and would recommend it. Of course reading this with you kids will help them distinguish fantasy. ( )
  gbraden | Jun 19, 2020 |
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All current reviews of Harry Potter books should probably be addressed to some future audience for whom Harry is book rather than phenomenon; at the moment, reviews seem superfluous. For the record, then, O future reader, this latest installment in Harry’s saga is quite a good book.
 
So far, in terms of plot, the books do nothing very new, but they do it brilliantly
 
Igual que en las dos primeras partes de la serie –La piedra filosofal y La cámara secreta– Harry aguarda con impaciencia el inicio del tercer curso en el Colegio Hogwarts de Magia y Hechicería. Tras haber cumplido los trece años, solo y lejos de sus amigos de Hogwarts, Harry se pelea con su bigotuda tía Marge, a la que convierte en globo, y debe huir en un autobús mágico. Mientras tanto, de la prisión de Azkaban se ha escapado un terrible villano, Sirius Black, un asesino en serie con poderes mágicos que fue cómplice de lord Voldemort y que parece dispuesto a eliminar a Harry del mapa. Y por si esto fuera poco, Harry deberá enfrentarse también a unos terribles monstruos, los dementores, seres abominables capaces de robarles la felicidad a los magos y de borrar todo recuerdo hermoso de aquellos que osan mirarlos. Lo que ninguno de estos malvados personajes sabe es que Harry, con la ayuda de sus fieles amigos Ron y Hermione, es capaz de todo y mucho más.
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To Jill Prewett and Aine Kiely,
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J.K. Rowling
For Tony and Jo
with thanks for being such wonderful friends
Jim Kay
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Harry Potter was a highly unusual boy in many ways.
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The Wizarding world is shocked to hear a mass Murderer has escaped from the prison they call Azkaban. Sirius Black is said to have murdered countless muggles (non magic folk) and parents are locking up their children. Harry Potter has started school and is going on his first trip to Hogs Mead when by shear luck he overhears the Miniter for Magic wisper his name. Harry Follows him using his invisibility cloak and discovers why Mr Weasley warned him about Black personally before school had started. Sirius Black had been a friend of his Parents, was the one who sold them out to Voldemort and worst of all he was and still is to this day Harry's God Father. Harry knows thats why Sirius has escaped, he knows he's coming for him and he can't wait because when he finds him, Harry will be ready.......Full of death and Suspense, this book is defiantly the darkest yet and shows that Magic isn't just cool tricks and bright lights.

AR Level 6.7, 18 pts
Dvanaest dugih godina tvrđava Askaban skrivala je među svojim zidinama tajanstvenog zatvorenika po imenu Sirijus Blek. Optužen da je ubio trinaestoro ljudi bacivši na njih kletvu i za njega se smatra da je neposredni naslednik gospodara tame, lorda Voldemora.
Sada je pobegao i živi tamo gde može da bude glavni: kada je Hari Poter porazio Znate-već-koga to je bio i pad Bleka. Čuvari tvrđave Askaban čuli su kako Blek mrmlja u snu: "On je u Hogvortsu, on je u Hogvortsu..." Hari Poter nije bezbedan čak ni u čarobnjačkoj školi gde je okružen svojim prijateljima zato što se sumnja da je među njima izdajnik...
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Made a mistake by

establishing time travel.

Will fix in book five.

(CathWhitney)
First teacher I like

turns out to be a monster.

Cannot catch a break.

(CathWhitney)
Sybil Trelawny
was right. The grim in Harry's
cup WAS Sirius.
(TheLittlePhrase)

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