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Harry Potter 7 und die Heiligtümer des Todes (original 2007; edition 2009)

by Joanne K. Rowling, Joanne K. Rowling (Author), Rufus Beck (Sprecher)

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Burdened with the dark, dangerous, and seemingly impossible task of locating and destroying Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes, Harry, feeling alone and uncertain about his future, struggles to find the inner strength he needs to follow the path set out before him.
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Title:Harry Potter 7 und die Heiligtümer des Todes
Authors:Joanne K. Rowling
Other authors:Joanne K. Rowling (Author), Rufus Beck (Sprecher)
Info:Dhv der Hörverlag (2009), Audio CD
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Rating:*****
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling (2007)

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After following the series to this point, I decided two years ago that I was going to see it through to the end. Rowling continues to frustrate by having people not talk to each other and willfully ignore clues for hundreds of pages but other sections of the book were firing on all cylinders. Still surprisingly entertaining for a "kids" series. ( )
  Nikchick | Mar 21, 2020 |
After following the series to this point, I decided two years ago that I was going to see it through to the end. Rowling continues to frustrate by having people not talk to each other and willfully ignore clues for hundreds of pages but other sections of the book were firing on all cylinders. Still surprisingly entertaining for a "kids" series. ( )
  Nikchick | Mar 21, 2020 |
So sad it's over. I already want to start a re-read! ( )
  maebri | Mar 10, 2020 |
I finished reading it in a panic last night. It wasn't my first time reading it, but might as well have been. Fantastic, and heartbreaking. ( )
  Linyarai | Feb 16, 2020 |
A fitting ending to the series. Harry spends a lot of time pondering his direction. ( )
  LindaLeeJacobs | Feb 15, 2020 |
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The shallowness of Rowling’s enterprise is revealed in the vapid little epilogue that seems inspired less by great fiction than B-list Hollywood scripts. Where the cataclysmic showdown in The Lord of the Rings leaves the Hobbits and Middle-earth irrevocably altered even in victory, the wizarding world merely returns to business as usual, restoring its most famous citizens to a life of middle-class comfort. At the end of this overly long saga, the reader leaves with the impression that what Harry was fighting for all along was his right–and now that of his children–to play Quidditch, cast cool spells and shop for the right wand. Or what George Bush would call “our way of life.”
 
All great writers are wizards. Considering the mass Harrysteria of the last few days, who would have been surprised if they had logged on to YouTube at 12.01 a.m. Saturday and seen J.K. Rowling pronounce a curse -- "Mutatio libri!" -- that would magically change the final pages of her book and foil the overeager reviewers and Web spoilsports who revealed its surprise ending?
 
Potter fans, relax—this review packs no spoilers. Instead, we’re taking advantage of our public platform to praise Rowling for the excellence of her plotting. We can’t think of anyone else who has sustained such an intricate, endlessly inventive plot over seven thick volumes and so constantly surprised us with twists, well-laid traps and Purloined Letter–style tricks. Hallows continues the tradition, both with sly feats of legerdemain and with several altogether new, unexpected elements. Perhaps some of the surprises in Hallows don’t have quite the punch as those of earlier books, but that may be because of the thoroughness and consistency with which Rowling has created her magical universe, and because we’ve so raptly absorbed its rules.
 
Everyone knows that the Harry Potter books have been getting darker. With an introductory epigraph from Aeschylus's The Libation Bearers ("Oh, the torment bred in the race/the grinding scream of death") there is no doubt that the seventh and last volume in the sequence will face us with darkness visible.
added by stephmo | editThe Guardian, John Mullan (Jul 21, 2007)
 

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Epigraph
Oh the torment bred in the race,
the grinding scream of death,
and the stroke that hits the vein,
the hemorrhage none can staunch, the grief,
the curse no man can bear.
But there is a cure in the house,
and not outside it, no,
not from others but from them,
their bloody strife. We sing to you,
dark gods beneath the earth.
Now hear, you blissful powers underground —
answer the call, send help.
Bless the children, give them triumph now.

--Aeschylus, The Libation Bearers
Death is but crossing the world, as friends do the seas; they live in one another still. For they must needs be present, that love and live in what is omnipresent. In this divine glass, they see face to face; and their converse is free, as well as pure. This is the comfort of friends, that though they may be said to die, yet their friendship and society are, in the best sense, ever present because immortal.

--William Penn, More Fruits of Solitude
Dedication
The dedication of this book is split seven ways: To Neil, to Jessica, to David, to Kenzie, to Di, to Anne, and to you, if you have stuck with Harry until the very end.
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The two men appeared out of nowhere, a few yards apart in the narrow, moonlit lane.
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Harry Potter cannot escape his fate. He and the Dark Lord Voldemort are destined to face each other in a duel – a duel that only one of them will survive. To even stand a chance, Harry must seek out and destroy Voldemort’s four remaining Horcruxes: the fragments of his soul that bind him to the mortal world. Professor Dumbledore, however, is gone, and in his place lies a myriad of rumours and unanswered questions. Unable to rely on anyone but Ron and Hermione, Harry embarks upon a journey that will push his courage, trust and magic skills to their limits in hopes of winning the duel.

AR Level 6.9, 34 pts.
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Does it still count as

a British School Story if

they camp the whole time?

(CathWhitney)
Just broke into a

bank vault and stole a dragon.

Pretty normal day.

(CathWhitney)

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