kellym198200, July 20, 2009 (view all comments by kellym198200)
I just finished reading the last installment of the Harry Potter series. I am very impressed with Rowling's ability to appeal to both younger and older readers alike with this fantastic story. I'm not sure if she can top the Potter tale, but I do hope there's more to come from this author.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter # 7)
Used Compact Disc
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Random House -
The seeds planted throughout the series bear fruit in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. How did Dumbledore's nose get broken? Or his hand burned to a crisp? You will find all the answers here. This is the finest book in the series; the writing is excellent and action and emotion come together seamlessly. Harry emerges from the pages as an adult, confident and grim.
"Publishers Weekly Review"
by Publishers Weekly,
"Daletackles Harry's last hurrah with the same undercurrent of excitement and mind-boggling roster of distinct character voices that he brought to his previous six performances. Less of the Hogwarts setting, and a more dangerous quest for Harry and his friends, means that Dale has less jocularity to work with here (something at which he excels), but he does not disappoint in conveying both the heart-rending drama and sense of closure of Rowling's final Potter outing. Late in the recording, when Harry realizes his fate and Rowling's plot twists fly, Dale is at the top of his game, drawing listeners into the orbit of his comforting voice. Throughout, Harry and his friends appropriately sound a bit older than they did in the early volumes, and it's hard to know whether it's imagined or not, but there's a hint of wistfulness in Dale's voice, perhaps because both narrator and listener know it's the last time they'll be together for a new Potter adventure. The CD packaging, which makes extensive use of Mary GrandPr's spot illustrations and cover art on the discs and sleeves, is also a treat for fans. Ages 10-up. (July)" Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
Enjoy the complete Harry Potter series performed by the Grammy Award-winning Jim Dale. This complete unabridged audiobook collection contains the following:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone
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
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
The seventh--and final--book in the phenomenal Harry Potter series is also available in audio, narrated by award-winning actor Jim Dale. Unabridged.
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