Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban


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Published July 7, 2009 by Arthur A. Levine Books.

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a fantasy novel written by British author J. K. Rowling and is the third in the Harry Potter series. The book follows Harry Potter, a young wizard, in his third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Along with friends Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger, Harry investigates Sirius Black, an escaped prisoner from Azkaban, the wizard prison, believed to be one of Lord Voldemort's old allies. The book was published in the United Kingdom on 8 July 1999 by Bloomsbury and in the United States on 8 September 1999 by Scholastic, Inc. Rowling found the book easy to write, finishing it just a year after she began writing it. The book sold 68,000 copies in just three days after its release in the United Kingdom and since has sold over three million in the country. The book won the 1999 Whitbread …

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Review of 'Harry Potter e il prigioniero di Azkaban' on 'Goodreads'

4 stars

Il signor Potter sviene un po' troppe volte
Adoro Jordan, il cronista del Quidditch, mi fa morire. Mi stanno piacendo molti personaggi, ma provo indifferenza per Harry.

Tra le altre cose, qui farò la scoperta dell'acqua calda, la Rowling è parecchio grassofobica, tra le altre fobie che ha. Le persone grasse sono cattivissime o sono stupidissime. Avrà un qualche trauma o semplicemente è una fanatica della linea.

Review of 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

Harry Potter learns that a very dangerous wizard has escaped Azkaban and that he may be after him. Hogwarts is obviously the best place to keep Harry safe, but no one intends to leave Harry alone - not even to visit Hogsmeade, the only village in Britain where everyone is a wizard.

This has always been my favourite of the series, and now that I am rereading it, I guess it was the promise of Harry finally getting a loving family. But there is so much more I love about this book! The Divination class always made me laugh, the way Dumbledore understands his students can play a big role in the destiny of things, the way Hermione always does what is right even when her own friends are against her (reminds me of [b:Coraline|17061|Coraline|Neil Gaiman|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1493497435s/17061.jpg|2834844]), the amazing Lupin as the new teacher... And of course, the existence of Sirius …


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