Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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When Harry and his best friends go back for their third year at Hogwarts, the atmosphere is tense. There's an escaped mass-murderer on the loose and the sinister prison guards of Azkaban have been called in to guard the school. Lessons, however, must go on and there are lots of new subjects in third year - Care of Magical Creatures and Divination among others - to take Harry's mind off things!show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 22mm | 180g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747546290
  • 9780747546290
  • 38,289

Review quote

'I can honestly say I can't remember the last time I encountered an author who has had this effect on me. For the first time in years the book lives up to the hype perfection' Daily Express 'Extraordinarily vivid and exceptionally well-imagined' Independent on Sunday 'Rowling deserves all the plaudits that are being heaped upon her. For once, the word phenomenon is an understatement' Scotland on Sunday 'The most remarkable publishing sensation for a generation the story is told with such momentum, imagination and irrepressible humour that it can captivate both adults and children' Sunday Expressshow more

About J. K. Rowling

Since publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in 1997, the Harry Potter novels have sold 350 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 64 languages. J.K. Rowling has generated huge popular appeal for her books across the generations in an unprecedented fashion: she was the first children's author to be voted the BA Author of the Year, and also to win the British Book Awards Author of the Year.show more

Rating details

1,997,848 ratings
4.53 out of 5 stars
5 64% (1,288,165)
4 26% (514,951)
3 8% (167,311)
2 1% (20,582)
1 0% (6,839)

Our customer reviews

"Hello, Well, Harry Potter And The Prisoner of Askaban, kinda confincing title really. It could be my favourite Harry Potter book. Its brilliant, the action and thrill of the story urges you to keep reading. Yet there is a sense of mystery, the constant presence of 'The Grim' fills you with anticipation, desperate to find out answers to certain questions. But this is story is somewhat of a turing point in the 'Harry Potter' series. I do not want ot give too much away, but this section of the whole six stories so far is very important.From this point onwards, the books turn darker, even more so in the fourth book. What can we espect from the seventh in the series, will the whole Wizarding world turn to ruins, or will the ending be much of a happier one?"show more
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