Wednesday, July 1, 2009

J.K. Rowling Harry Potter novels released as a box set

First posted 6/24/2020.

Harry Potter Series

J.K. Rowling

First Publication: July 1, 2009 (box set of all seven)

Category: youth fantasy novel

Sales: 500 million (all 7 books)

Accolades for the Entire Sieres (click on badges to see full lists):

About the Books:

“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 500 million copies, been translated into over 80 languages, and made into eight blockbuster films.” AZ

Harry is an orphan who “learns he is a wizard on his 11th birthday when Hagrid escorts him to magic-teaching Hogwarts School. As a baby, his mother’s love protected him and vanquished the villain Voldemort.” GR

The series then follows Harry and his friends Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley as students at Hogwarts and “Harry’s struggle against Lord Voldemort, a dark wizard who intends to become immortal, overthrow the wizard governing body known as the Ministry of Magic and subjugate all wizards and Muggles (non-magical people).” WK

The books in the series are:

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