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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
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For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Convicted of killing thirteen people with a single curse, he was said to be the heir apparent to the Dark Lord, Voldemort, and might even have assisted in the deaths of James and Lily Potter—Harry... show more
For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Convicted of killing thirteen people with a single curse, he was said to be the heir apparent to the Dark Lord, Voldemort, and might even have assisted in the deaths of James and Lily Potter—Harry Potter’s parents. Now Black has escaped, leaving only two clues as to where he might be headed: Harry Potter's defeat of You-Know-Who was Black's downfall as well. And the Azkaban guards heard him muttering in his sleep, "He’s at Hogwarts... he’s at Hogwarts." Of course, Harry already had plenty to worry about. After inflating his nasty aunt and running away on the magical Knight Bus, he finds he’s being pursued by death omens at every turn. He receives two wonderful gifts: a top-of-the-line Firebolt broomstick, and the Marauder’s Map, a magical diagram of Hogwarts made by the mysterious “Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot, and Prongs.” Hermione disappears frequently, burdened down by a seemingly impossible course schedule. And the soulless Dementors have come to guard Hogwarts—supposedly to protect Harry from Sirius Black, but they terrify Harry more than the fugitive ever could. To strengthen himself against them, Harry reaches out to Remus Lupin, the Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher who was once a friend of his father’s. Lupin teaches Harry about the Patronus Charm, a defensive measure well above the level of magic generally mastered by wizards Harry’s age. But even with his broom, his map, his magic, and his loyal friends, Harry isn't safe. Because on top of everything else, there’s a traitor hidden at Hogwarts...
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781781100295 (1781100292)
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc
Pages no: 313
Edition language: English
Series: Harry potter (#3)
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Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it
5.0 Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban
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. And this is where I became a fan of Harry Potter. I really liked it! It's often been said that it is the best of the Potter books, and...
Bridget Reads
Bridget Reads rated it
3.5 Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban (H.P. #3)
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Wśród marzeń
Wśród marzeń rated it
4.0
Powrót do Harrego Pottera po raz trzeci, czyli po prostu czas na trzecią część sagi o młodym czarodzieju. "Harry Potter i Więzień Azkabanu" jest wyjątkową powieścią, ponieważ w tej części nie pojawia się Sam Wiesz Kto. To chyba jedyny tom, w którym nasz czarny charakter nie występuje. W tej czę...
Bookish Blerd
Bookish Blerd rated it
5.0 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Stephen Fry hasn't disappointed yet! This book is so full of mystery--intrigue. Everyone is keeping secrets from Harry, and while they believe it's for his own good, it never is! They all praise him as the "Boy Who Lived" and then treat him with kid gloves. And in the end, it always does more ha...
Thalia @ Pictures in the Words
Thalia @ Pictures in the Words rated it
2.0 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Review)
Alright, once again, I finished the book almost two years ago and because I was in school and had other nonsense going on, I took very few notes and put off writing the review until now. I have few details to give, which is especially depressing when you’re giving a low rating to a book that is belo...
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