This is not my typical detailed review, but a list of discussion questions below for a book club.
Title- Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Author- J.K. Rowling
When Dumbledore arrives at Privet Drive one summer night to collect Harry Potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. Secrets and suspicion are spreading through the wizarding world, and Hogwarts itself is not safe. Harry is convinced that Malfoy bears the Dark Mark: there is a Death Eater amongst them. Harry will need powerful magic and true friends as he explores Voldemort’s darkest secrets, and Dumbledore prepares him to face his destiny….
Having now become classics of our time, the Harry Potter audiobooks never fail to bring comfort and escapism to listeners of all ages. With its message of hope, belonging, and the enduring power of truth and love, the story of the Boy Who Lived continues to delight generations of new listeners.
“It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.”
What types of secrets/topics do you think the government should or should not withhold from their citizens and why?
Would you make an unbreakable vow with someone? Who? Why? What vow would you make?
Do you ever feel sorry for the villain in books? How about in real life? Why?
Do you think favoritism is okay in schools? Work place? Why? How you been favored? Have you favored others in situations?
What would be your favorite class to take at Hogwarts and why?
Who would be your favorite teacher at Hogwarts and why?
What would be your favorite hobby at Hogwarts and why?
If you could invent or use a unique potion what would it be and why?
Which tyrant in history is most vicious and why?
What is in the power of a name?