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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets [book review]


Today I decided to review JK Rowling’s second book in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Harry Potter faces all the school things a muggle-born boy might only, of course, Of course, Harry is anything but normal. As an infant, his head is scarred by Voldemort’s death curse, which nearly destroyed the Dark Lord. Now the boy is a twelve-year-0ld wizard in his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

JK Rowling. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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Harry Potter and the Librarian of Northeast Reston [book review]


The last few days, I’ve decided to re-introduce myself to the JK Rowling’s Harry Potter novels. You probaly know that when a topic has the scent of controversy about it, the Christian fundamentalists (far more conservative than my personal religious leanings) usually make some sort of stink about it. I have seen this trend for most of my life: TSR’s Dungeons and Dragons games, Scorcese’s Last Temptation of Christ—heck, I even remember hearing a sermon preached about Pac-Man, and about Ravel’s Bolero.

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