Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
The thrilling final book in J. K. Rowling's seven-part saga receives a production treatment as sumptuous as its story, with a special slipcase and art exclusive to this Deluxe edition.Beyond the excitement of the Book 7 text itself, the Deluxe Edition includes an exclusive insert featuring... show more
The thrilling final book in J. K. Rowling's seven-part saga receives a production treatment as sumptuous as its story, with a special slipcase and art exclusive to this Deluxe edition.Beyond the excitement of the Book 7 text itself, the Deluxe Edition includes an exclusive insert featuring near-scale reproductions of Mary GrandPré's interior art, as well as never-before-seen full-color frontispiece art on special paper. The custom-designed slipcase is foil-stamped and contains a full-cloth case book that has been blind-stamped on front and back cover with foil stamping on the spine. The book includes full-color endpapers featuring the jacket art from the trade edition, and a wraparound jacket featuring art created especially for this edition by Mary GrandPré.
Publish date: August 1st 2007
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages no: 784
Edition language: English
Series: Harry Potter (#7)
The review below was based on my first read of the Harry Potter books, ages ago and in Dutch. Updated reviews will follow after a reread (in English) I plan to do. I was particularly disappointed when I just finished reading it, see review below. I'm very curious what I will think of it when I rer...
I'm so sad that I've come to the end of the audiobooks. :( I drew this one out as long as I possibly could. Jim Dale is a fantastic narrator. I'll give them all a re-listen in the near future.
The extra star (my fairly rare fourth star) for this last item in the Harry Potter series reflects my satisfaction at a successful wrap-up of what had become by the end an exceedingly complicated multigenerational tangle of motives and magic. Just as we had the explication of Voldemort's past in Hal...
No doubt, this book has its faults. Absolutely zero foreshadowing of the deathly hallows. Retconning of Harry's invisibility cloak's superiority to all other invisibility cloaks. (Why not bring some of this up in GoF?) The over-reliance on conveniently overheard conversations they have no business o...
This one seemed more interesting to me than the others have been, i think. But i think that was mainly because i was expecting certain things that never happened. For example, i thought Draco's character would be developed some more. Dumbledore's backstory was interesting and i liked meeting his bro...