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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

(Harry Potter #7)

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Harry Potter is leaving Privet Drive for the last time. But as he climbs into the sidecar of Hagrid’s motorbike and they take to the skies, he knows Lord Voldemort and the Death Eaters will not be far behind.

The protective charm that has kept him safe until now is broken. But the Dark Lord is breathing fear into everything he loves. And he knows he can’t keep hiding.

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Hardcover, First American Edition, 759 pages
Published July 21st 2007 by Arthur A. Levine Books / Scholastic Inc.
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Necayl Norris I don't think it ended soon, it was a ten year journey for all. I will miss the story, but "Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home, whether…moreI don't think it ended soon, it was a ten year journey for all. I will miss the story, but "Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home, whether by book or screen". JKR has written several other books, Mostly adult fiction from what I can tell, and there's always Pottermore! They are also producing a "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" film. There are many contributing factors as to way people "hate on" Harry Potter, most of them unfounded. We will "Always" remember you Harry, Hermione, Ron, and the others.(less)
Justine Bunting Voldemort still has his wand. At the beginning of this book, he measures it against Lucius Malfoy's showing he still has it and it is intact.…moreVoldemort still has his wand. At the beginning of this book, he measures it against Lucius Malfoy's showing he still has it and it is intact. Dumbledore explains to Harry in book 4 that since both wands contained a tail feather from Fawkes the phoenix, the couldn't face each other as they'd refuse to destroy each other pretty much. It is assumed that Ollivander explained something similar to Voldemort when he offered the suggestion of using a different wand. In Harry's vision after arriving at The Burrow in this book, Voldemort tortures Ollivander because his assumption that any different wand would work appeared to be incorrect as Lucius's wand was destroyed when Voldemort faced Harry with it.(less)

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“I’m going to keep going until I succeed — or die. Don’t think I don’t know how this might end. I’ve known it for years.” — Harry Potter

Most seventeen-year olds don’t view the possibility of an early death as being, well, possible. But then again, most seventeen-year olds haven’t come face-to-face with death almost half a dozen times before their first kiss either.

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and final installment of the ridiculously popular Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowl
Jun 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It's hard for me to believe that I finished the Harry Potter series... I wish this series would go on forever!
I don't know how I've gone through my life without these books. I regret not reading it when I was younger, but I am so happy that I finally did, better late than never, right?
The world built in these books is so real and tangible, it is truly a masterpiece. The characters are engaging and brilliant, and I love how the plot is so interwoven and twisted within itself, especially in this l
Mar 13, 2008 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: desperate Harry Potter Fans
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Apr 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sigh... I just can't
Emily (Books with Emily Fox)
I hadn't read this book in so long... it's been great to reread it and notice all the details I had forgotten!

It was perfect for the holidays (even though this one is quite dark!)
This is just a pithy review on the Harry Potter series as a whole. It is not an in-depth analysis of the work in general, nor is it a review on any one particular installment.

Harry Potter is a work of art. I got made fun of once when I was out to dinner with some friends, because while we were discussing these books I made the mistake of referring to them as “literature.” I felt like I had to defend that assertion because, although the definition of literature is pretty broad, it seems like it s
(A) 86% | Extraordinary
Notes: It ends too expository and convenient, but the story’s compelling, and its new settings are a nice break from formula.
Mohammed Arabey
Nov 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
هذا ريفيو رواية هدفها الايمان بالخير، التغلب علي الشكوك وزعزعة الايمان وإيجاد القوة الذاتية للتتغير للحق
رواية عن الصداقة والحب الذي قد يغلب اي انواع السحر..الظلم والقهر والعنصرية

في كل جزء بالنسخ الأنجليزية تهدي المؤلفة الكتاب لاحد اقاربها أو معارفها
ولكن بالجزء السابع ستفاجأ إنها مقسمة الاهداء الي 7 ، منهم إليك أنت شخصيا
And to You, If You Have Stuck With Harry Until The Very End

وأنا لم اكن فقط ملاصقا مع هاري منذ سبتمبر 2002 منذ قرأت أول كتب السلسلة.. والتي كانت تجربة مختلفة تماما عن مشاهدة الفي
Adam Silvera
Jan 02, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I loved my #AdamRereadsHP series read so much, especially with Jim Dale's audiobook. This remains the series of my heart.
“Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Capable of both inflicting injury, and remedying it.”

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. It was the end of an era, and then it wasn't.
I can't express how thankful I am, for this series, for this world, for the magic, power and love behind J.K. Rowling's words. I don't know what I would be without Harry Potter.
It's crazy how much time I spend reading the books, listening to the audiobooks, watching the films or jus
C.G. Drews
Wheeeeeere do I even start with this? WHERE. Every human and their bobcat has reviewed this book, but I'M GONNA ANYWAY BECAUSE MY THOUGHTS ARE IMPORTANT. (I am also a Slytherin, FYI.) I'm also really angry because I'm giving it 5-stars because it's so freaking clever. But I've got complaints. But life is short. Eat dessert first. Give books 5-stars. I feel emotionally manipulated by this sneaky paperback, DARN YOU HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS. MY LOVE FOR YOU IS COMPLICATED.

First: let's
Huda Yahya
Feb 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
>> آلان ريكمان،، وداعا<<

ولأن كثيرين كتبوا ويكتبون عن هذه السلسة المدهشة
سيكون الريفيو مكرس لتلك العلاقة المهمشة
التي ربما لم ينتبه إليها كثير من القراء لانشغالهم في أحداث متتابعة التشويق

هذا الريفيو إهداء لروحا سنايب و ليلي...

وهذا الحب الذي ظل يتألق بهالة من نور فضي كظبية هاربة من آهات عصاة سحرية ظلت وحيدة للأبد

كنت أبكي كمن فقد عزيزا وأنا أرى حشرجات سنايب الأخيرة تتنفس ذكريات حبه المكتوم في صدره لسنوات طويلة طويلة

كنت أنشج بحرقة على هذا الرجل الذي
Mohammed Arabey
Oct 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing
First of all, It's awesome finding out that this book is Dedicated specially to you by the Queen herself -for me Joanna Rowling is the English Queen for Magic, just as there's a Queen for muggles- & it's Really yours personally..
If you Stuck With Harry Until The Very End.

I've been stuck with Harry myself for 10 years now..when I first read the Arabic edition of the 1st book on Sep.2003.. I felt how it's different than the movie,The characters more alive ,forcing you to feel that they're your
This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?”

🌟 I just decided not to write a review, because you either have read the books or you didn’t and in that case I can’t write a review without spoiling much. Instead I am going to pay tribute to the characters (I established that the series has the best characters ever) with GIFS!!!

🌟 Hermione: I think without Hermio

Hot take: I like A Very Potter Musical more than I like the Harry Potter series. Please feel free to physically fight me. (And no, “AVPM wouldn’t exist without the series” is not a valid argument, because duh.)

God, what an unexpected result this is. Let's talk about it for six pages. I loved Half-Blood Prince so much that I postponed finishing the series for five months. More context: I started rereading this series in December, I was done the sixth book i
Darth J
(So I never did a review of this and am deciding to add one now.)

I'm a Millennial, and like most Millennials, I grew up with Harry Potter. Not just the books, but we kinda aged with him (or thereabouts). It's a coming of age story for our whole generation, whether or not we received our Hogwarts letters.

And we were there together. We were at midnight release parties and movie theaters, lined up and excited to share in the adventure. I can't think of the number of people who I've bonded with over
April (Aprilius Maximus)
2017 - I DID IT! I finished rereading the HP series with less than 3 hours left in the year WOOP

2016 - This is the fourth time I read this particular book and this time I listened to the audiobook narrated by Stephen Fry and IT WAS AMAZING <3

Around the Year in 52 Books Challenge Notes
- 38. A book about an anti-hero (I kind of cheated - it only features an anti-hero)
Dec 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I always wonder how the characters are doing after a series ends🤔
Aj the Ravenous Reader
Mar 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Aj the Ravenous Reader by: Jia and Kyra

“The true master of death does not seek to run away from death. He accepts that he must die and understands that there are far worse things in the living world than dying.” -Albus Dumbledore

To you, yes you, reader of this review , should you decide to read this review from beginning up to the very end, I offer you my deep thanks for your resilience, bravery and loyalty for this may be one of the lon
Bookdragon Sean
Here are three reasons why this book is dynamite:

1. This series never lost any momentum and here it ended spectacularly in such a dramatic final confrontation.


2. Rowling shows us that even the nastiest of people deserve a degree of sympathy. Draco’s story was more complex than we realised. He was never the person he secretly wanted to be: a good man.


3.This scene was written superbly, the saddest moment of the series for me.

Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin
I remember when the hardback came out. Wal-Mart was having a big to do at midnight but I worked 3rd shift at the post office at that time. I stopped by after work around 7 ish am and there were a few copies left. I was so excited and I ended up not getting much sleep and was tired that night at work because I couldn't put the book down.

And I cried and cried. I still do. Some of these books do that to me no matter how many times I read the books.

Happy Reading!

Mel 🖤🐾🐺
chloe ✨
3rd: August 2018 (audiobook)
Listening to this on audiobook was a dream come true. It was like watching a 100% faithful adaptation of the book. Perfection 😭💕

I LOVED my re-read of the series via the Stephen Fry audiobooks. It was magical. ✨

2nd read: Feb-April 2018
I. Am. Dead. I already want to re-read the series again 😭
Reynita Maharani ★ The Night Reader ★

'Do not Pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and above all, those who live without love.'

it still feels weird to me me for finishing this series. I mean, I had read this series since August and I feel really ... weird. I feel like I just bought the first book yesterday instead of months ago. I feel like I just read the first book yesterday instead of months ago.
Months ago, I thought I would feel okay when I finished this series but I do not feel that way. I feel ... l
Jul 24, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Big nerds

From an interview with Rowling on the Today show:

Rowling said her original epilogue was “a lot more detailed,” including the name of every child born to the Weasley clan in the past 19 years. (Victoire, who was snogging Teddy — Lupin and Tonks’ son — is Bill and Fleur’s eldest.)

Harry, Ron and Hermione
We know that Harry marries Ginny and has three kids, essentially, as Rowling explains, creating the family and the peace and calm he never had as a child
may ❀
Jan 29, 2018 rated it really liked it

no one ask me about the book bc i literally remember nothing from it. also the ending was cute. also im bitter about (view spoiler)


look at me finishing this series :') and it only took 20 years im not even kidding here

i feel like this is an unpopular opinion but.....i kinda hardcore ship hermione and ron bye
Dec 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
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I started the Harry Potter audio books at the end of August 2016. It took me a little over 4 months to listen to them all (I fit a few others in-between) but I’m so happy I finally finished. If you haven’t read them before, or you’re a long time fan looking for a re-read I can’t recommend the audio books enough. Jim Dale does a fantastic job with the narration. I can see myself going back one day and listening to them all over again!

Now to the final book of the series: Harry Potter and the Dea
Jul 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
“Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all those who live without love.”

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows literally touched the deepest part of my heart. This book has many layers and each one was refined by the smartest author I've ever known. J.K. Rowling always has a plan, she never threw anything into her books without thinking it first. In this case, I think she planned the ending of this book since she started writing for sure, and every point she emphasized in HP
Harry Potter changed my life. If I hadn’t read Harry Potter when I did I would not be the same person today. What I am today, in a part is due to Harry. I cannot really say enough to make you understand how much Harry Potter means to me.

The copy I own is not signed by J. K. Rowling but it is signed by Daniel Radcliffe!

Juliana Zapata
Jul 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015
Lo que lloré con este libro no tiene nombre!!!! Todavía no puedo creer todo lo que pasó, nunca imagine que los personajes terminaran como terminaron, me dolió el corazón con muchas escenas. Totalmente inesperado y lleno de acción.

Amé toda esta saga!

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