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Kai
October 13th, 2001, 09:48 AM
well I've just finished all 4 Potter books...

Stone = 2 hours
Chamber = 2.5 hours
Prisoner = 3 hours
Goblet = 3 hours

damn.. I read them to fast....

anyway
anyone else here read these excellent books?
with these I'd ignore the hype... they are excellently written and a joy to read.....

'C'mon you Gryffindors!! Get that Snitch!' - Kai at the Qudditch Pitch

moovok
October 27th, 2001, 12:36 PM
I've read the first three atm.

Lupin's still my favorite teacher and I have to admit, Prisoner is my best book so far.

I've just started Chamber, but I go at a slow pace.

alial
November 3rd, 2001, 01:19 PM
I have read them all and they are great! I sort of fell into the hype of the books when as a birthday present i was given the first book..

Are you guys gunna go see the film?

Guinan
November 6th, 2001, 11:10 AM
Just out of curiosity, how old are you guys? My 10 year old has read them all but I know adults have been reading these too. (I plan to really. ;))

Kai
November 6th, 2001, 11:16 AM
*innocent whistle*
*mumble* 3 *hacking cough* 0

got tix to see the film, 3:45pm Sunday :)

YEEHAAA!

Crossbow
November 6th, 2001, 11:55 AM
I read them earlier this year, after I got all 4 as a Christmas present. I didn't have high expectations when I started, and I very pleasantly surprised.

I'm not buying into the hype, but I am looking forward to seeing the movie.

BTW, I'm 30 as well. ;)

Dano-San
November 6th, 2001, 12:10 PM
they are for kids, but not in that patronising way that gets on your nerves, and are, in fact, a BLOODY good read, it's like it's only incidentally a kids book...

(and btw, i'm 22 ^_^;; )

General Phoenix
November 6th, 2001, 04:03 PM
I seem to remember a couple of my favorite books when I was a kid, Bunnicula and another novel with the same characters, were like that as well. They were geared towards kids, but they were VERY well written and I often think of buying them again... :)

Commodore-SirJohn
August 13th, 2002, 06:30 PM
I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised by the series, too, as well as the movie (one of the few that actually had a scene that was better than it's book counterpart - the Reptile House).

In fact, in the interim before the next book comes out, I'm actually getting my HP fix by writing a fanfic about another Hogwarts student, set about ten years after the series (with Harry and Hermione getting married in chapter four or five. Haven't gotten to it yet...). Haven't been too busy on it, though. It's just an occasional thing...