Harry Potter And The Philosopher'S Stone
    Harry Potter And The Philosopher'S Stone (English, Paperback, J. K. Rowling)

    Harry Potter And The Philosopher'S Stone  (English, Paperback, J. K. Rowling)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY
    • ISBN: 9781408810545, 1408810549
    • Edition: Signature ed, 2010
    • Pages: 224
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    Harry is a quiet eleven year old boy living a pathetic life at his aunt and uncle’s house. His uncle and aunt do everything in their power to be unpleasant to him, and it doesn’t help that they have a bully for a son whose mission in life seems to be annoying little Harry to no end.

    They live in a regular grey street, Privet Drive, surrounded by grey people with equally grey dispositions. Nothing unusual ever occurs at Privet DriveUntil one day, a group of owls take over. Swarms of owls show up everywhere around Privet Drive and strange things begin to occur. When Uncle Vernon, in order to escape the insanity surrounding them, takes them to an island, he thinks that his troubles and the secrets that he has been keeping won’t follow him there.

    His expectations are quite off the mark, though.

    In the middle of the night, a giant man who goes by the name of Hagrid bursts through their door, and reveals to Harry things so extraordinary that he cannot quite believe his ears.

    Harry James Potter, the son of Lily and James Potter, has been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. To his surprise, Harry realizes that he is the most famous wizard alive.

    Harry soon befriends two students he meets on the train, Ron and Hermione. They prove to be his best friends as he embarks on a journey of dangerous magical adventures. Harry learns about his dark nemesis, Lord Voldemort, and the history they share, and comes to realize that there is a lot of responsibility on his shoulders. As he uncovers secrets about his life and the wizarding world at large, he also uncovers the greatest of them all: the secret of the philosopher’s stone.

    What will the fabled philosopher's stone come to mean in the course of the story? How will Harry fare as he takes on bigger and much more powerful forces?

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published on June 30, 1997, and met with brilliant critical and popular reviews. The book made it to the top of the New York Times bestsellers list and stayed there till the year 2000. By December 2001, as reported by Publishers Weekly, the book had sold 5 million copies in the hardback edition and 6.6 million paperback editions. The book had been published in 67 languages by 2008.
    The book was made in to a film of the same name and was released on November 14, 2001.

    About The Author
    Other books by J. K. Rowling include Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. She has also written books from the Harry Potter universe, like Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Quidditch Through the Ages, and The Tales of Beedle the Bard.

    J. K. Rowling’s writing is imaginative and engrossing. She has created a universe of her own with realistic characters, relationships, friendships, loyalties, and enmities. Her complex and interconnected plots are testimony to a sharp and active imagination.

    Rowling is the epitome of the “rags to riches” story. From having absolutely no money, she went on to become a millionaire in a span of five years, owing to the success of the Harry Potter Series. The books in the series have sold more than 400 million copies and won numerous awards. In 2007, she was promoted to the 48th position of Forbes magazine’s list of most powerful celebrities of the year. Time magazine named her a runner-up for its Person of the Year in 2007. She has won numerous awards for her writing and is an active philanthropist, involved with a number of charities.

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    Book Details
    • Publication Year
      • 2010
    • Author
      • J. K. Rowling
    Series & Set Details
    • Series Name
      • Harry Potter
    Additional Features
    • Age Group
      • 9 - 12 Years
    • Width
      • 5.08 inch
    • Height
      • 0.63 inch
    • Weight
      • 167 g
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    Wonderful book. Signature edition. 100% satisfied with flipkart's service.

    Arjun Bhattacharyya

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    4 Apr, 2011

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    Brilliant!!.... needs no introduction.

    it is not a childrens book... if that is what you thought it to be. i read it a few years back, and not beleiving the hype about it bought the cheapish edition from the roadway stall on one of my tours. And boy!! was I suprised! It was simply un-put-downable. I went ahead, and read the first 3 sequels in that tour itself. Thereafter i awaited eagerly to get the next one and the next one after that.
    It is terribliy unfortunate that i have the non-original prints with me. And the ones i have ar...

    Puneet Gurnani

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    13 Jun, 2012

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    Love harry potter

    After watching all the movies i thought to try a book , as i dont read books at all either of my college course book or any novel but then my love towards harry potter forced and attracted me to read it , i bought this book and i was shocked that book was delivered to me next day...oooh my god...i started loving reading books...i finished this book in just 1 week and bought another part..love it ...love flipkart for their service

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    15 Feb, 2012

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    SO, the first time I picked up Harry potter series was when a friend of mine told me to not just judge it by movies, and Damn she was right.

    Now, the first time you pick up, when you reach halfway through the book, the very thought that there are total of 7 wonderful books by the lovely J K Rowling, you are amazed and then begins your journey of HARRY POTTER and his 7 school years, in which you experience every possible (well, lets just say that) adventure and emotion that you very less like...

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    25 Jul, 2012

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    Before the start of the novel, Voldemort, considered the most powerful dark wizard in history, killed Harry's parents but mysteriously vanished after trying to kill Harry. While the wizarding world was celebrating Voldemort's downfall, Professor Dumbledore, Professor McGonagall and Rubeus Hagrid placed the one year-old orphan in the care of his Muggle (non-wizard) uncle and aunt: Vernon and Petunia Dursley.
    When Harry is 9 years old he later finds out that he is a wizard and son of James and ...

    Anirudh Chalke

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    16 May, 2012

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    You'd Love it :)

    This is one of those books which evryone must read! If there is anyone out there who is dissuaded after watching the movie, trust me, You are makin a mistake!! Don't repeat the mistake i made.. it will only keep you away from a great book.. a book with which you will definetely fall in love with.. right from the first page!!
    So, go ahead, grab the book. Spread your favourite reading mat and tke the trip!!
    *i dont think the story line of this book needs any introduction.. it already has a grea...


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    11 Feb, 2012

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    No words to describe it..........!!!!!!!!!1

    i havent read such a great book in my life.it was an amazing experience reading it.while reading you just start assuming yourself as the protagonist.hats off to you J K Rowling.i advice all school going children to read it as its amazing..........!


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    2 Apr, 2015


    interesting read!

    got this for my younger brother.. and surprisingly got myself interested in the book as well ;)
    Thanks to flipkart for timely delivery ...

    vidisha barwal

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    29 May, 2014


    The book everyone loves to read

    What extra should I say about the book.....The book everyone loves to read ..:)
    and filpkart's service is always good.. I always order books from filpkart and it never disappoints me.. :)

    sukanya bhattacharyya

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    26 Mar, 2014


    Best book to start with !!

    Best book to start with !! No review is required for this book I think. Name says it all, buy it for your kids.

    Brijendra Yadav

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    2 Feb, 2014

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