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Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter is a character from a popular series by the same name. Written by Scottish author J. K. Rowling, the book was originally written for teens, but gained immense stardom from readers of various ages and became a phenomenon. The series ended with her seventh book Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and all seven novels were made into large motion picture productions.

The book series follows a young orphan named Harry Potter who was taken in by his aunt and uncle after his parent’s deaths. As Harry comes of age he begins to notice strange occurrence around him and it is revealed that his is a wizard. After going up and facing adversity in the forms of abandonment, being more of a serf than a second son to his aunt and uncle, he finds that his parents left him a large sum of money and instructions that he will attend the most prestigious school of Wizards and Sorcery named Hogwarts. There, Harry meets a band of misfit friends and together they use their magic to conquer evil. The seven books mainly center on Voldemort, a dark wizard who killed Harry’s parents, was imprisoned and escaped, and has the help of conspirators use dark magic and threaten to take over the world.

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