Review #214

Hey fellow readers. This isn’t my typical detailed review, but a list of discussion questions below for a book club.

Title- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Author- J.K. Rowling

Rating– 5/5

Plot/Blurb-

As he climbs into the sidecar of Hagrid’s motorbike and takes to the skies, leaving Privet Drive for the last time, Harry Potter knows that Lord Voldemort and the Death Eaters are not far behind. The protective charm that has kept Harry safe until now is broken, but he cannot keep hiding. The Dark Lord is breathing fear into everything Harry loves and to stop him Harry will have to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes. The final battle must begin – Harry must stand and face his enemy….

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. 

“Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all those who live without love.”

Discussion Questions:

What was your favorite part of this book and why?

If you hid your soul inside a horcrux, what would you use and why?

Who would you leave your inheritance to in your will and why?

The Slytherin’s locket affects moods. Tell me about this metaphor and how it related to your life?

What is the most important thing that Harry learns from the memories that Snape gives him?

Is Voldemort the true villain or is it something more internal/abstract?

How does this theme relate to the story in entirety: “you don’t have to do this alone.”

How did you feel during Dobby’s sacrifice?

How do the locations in this novel create a difference in the vibe of the scenes?

Voldemort says, “That Potter lives is due more to my errors than to his triumphs.” (p. 6) Is this true? What character traits and skills does Harry possess that Voldemort cannot understand or accept

Why do you think Dumbledore didn’t share his past with Harry?

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?”

Published by CassieSwindon

Fiction author

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