Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is the first novel that J. K. Rowling wrote. This is the first book in the Harry Potter’s series. The book was first published in Great Britain in 1997 by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. The book is a fantasy about a young boy named Harry Potter that finds out that he’s a wizard and how his life changes because of it. J.K. Rowling wrote this book to amuse children and let their imagination go wild. The main theme of the book is that the good always conquer the evil.
The protagonist of the story is an eleven years old boy named Harry Potter. He‘s an orphan and lives with his aunt Petunia and her family. At his eleventh birthday he finds out that he’s a wizard and everything in his life changes. The other major characters in the book are Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. They become Harry’s best friends in the school and are with him in all his adventures.
The author keeps the reader in chain. There is always something exciting going on. It’s well written and good English, not very complicated vocabulary. J.K. Rowling has got many children to read, much more than she did expect. She never thought it would get so popular. This book has almost everything that a good book needs; it has drama, love, hater, excitement, friendship, loyalty and sorrow. Rowling must have a very good imagination because it´s not easy to get all these ideas of magical creatures and spells but still have them rather realistic. The book has everything for good book, both for children and grownups. It’s catchy and not very hard to read. This book can be recommended to everybody who likes a good fantasy.
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