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As gripping as ever,
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This review is from: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7) [Children's Edition] (Hardcover)
Just about everyone, it seems, has been on the journey with Harry Potter over the past ten years - eagerly awaiting the next installment, devouring it as soon as it appears, and then mulling over the implications, twists and clues as the HP universe takes shape in their minds. I found this final book is a richly satisfying conclusion to the story - exciting, moving and intriguing.
The tight-rope that JKR walks as she endeavours to mix adventure, mystery, morality, emotion and humour into her tale (all the while having to contend with the breathless anticipation of her vast reading public) is almost impossible to stay upright on - to be sure, I thought there were some wobbles here as characters get shunted around locations in a somewhat unrealistic fashion - but her achievement in having captivated our attentions for so long with such a great work of imagination can't be denigrated. This is a fine ending to a wonderful story.
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Initial post: 5 Feb 2011 21:44:29 GMT
John Davison says:
a great review. thanks :-)
In reply to an earlier post on 12 Feb 2011 21:14:39 GMT
Jeremy Walton says:
Thanks for the nice comment, John - glad you liked it.
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