Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (#1 HB Adult Edition)
|Author:||J. K. Rowling|
The book that started the biggest publishing phenomenon of our time and introduced us to the enchanting world of Harry Potter - adult edition featuring stylish jacket art by Andrew Davidson
And you thought wizardry was for children. Harry Potter will make you think again. He casts his spells on grown-ups too James Naughtie Funny, imaginative, magical ... In the 2020s, thirty-something book-lovers will know each other by smug references to Diagon Alley and Quidditch The Times The Harry Potter stories will join that small group of children's books which are read and reread into adulthood TLS Rowling uses classic narrative devices with flair and originality and delivers a complex and demanding plot in the form of a hugely entertaining thriller Scotsman One of the greatest literary adventures of modern times Sunday Telegraph Spellbinding, enchanting, bewitching stuff Mirror
J.K. Rowling is the author of the record-breaking, multi-award-winning Harry Potter novels. Loved by fans around the world, the series has sold over 450 million copies, been translated into 77 languages, and made into 8 blockbuster films. She has written three companion volumes in aid of charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (in aid of Comic Relief ); and The Tales of Beedle the Bard (in aid of Lumos). She is writing a film script inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. She has received many awards and honours, including an OBE for services to children's literature, France's Legion d'Honneur, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.