Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

By J.K. Rowling

647 ratings 582 reviews 942 followers
Book 2 of 8 in the  Harry Potter Series
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Grades 4 - 8Grades 10 - 8V6.784799

In one of the most hotly anticipated sequel in memory, J.K. Rowling takes up where she left off with Harry's second year at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Old friends and new torments abound, including a spirit named Moaning Myrtle who haunts the girls' bathroom, an outrageously conceited professor, Gilderoy Lockheart, and a mysterious force that turns Hogwarts students to stone.

Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN-13: 9780439064866
ISBN-10: 0439064864
Published on 7/1/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Number of pages: 352

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"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" by J.K. Rowling continues the story of the boy who lived, Harry Potter. Harry starts off at his aunt and uncles (the Dursleys) house and meets someone strange who gets him in trouble. Then he decides to leave the Dursleys and heads off to his friends house, the Weasleys. After a trip to Digon Alley to get his school supplies , Harry and the Weasleys head to the train station to get to Hogwarts. Then Harry and Ron (one of Harry's best friends) cant get on to platform 9 3/4 and they steal Ron's dad's car to get to Hogwarts, and it doesn't end so well. Soon after their trip to Hogwarts blood writings start to appear on the wall and students are being attacked (petrified), while Harry is hearing a weird voice. Soon enough Harry's other best friend Hermione, thinks she found the answer even though she got attacked (petrified) too. Can Harry save Hermione and the other students? Can he find out what that weird voice is? Well if you like magic and wizards this book and book series is for you because this is only the 2nd book of 7 books in the series of Harry Potter's time through the wizarding world.

"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" continues the magical journey of Harry Potter and his friends at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry with breathtaking excitement and enchantment. J.K. Rowling once again proves herself as a master storyteller, seamlessly weaving together elements of mystery, adventure, and friendship in a tale that will leave readers spellbound from start to finish. As Harry returns to Hogwarts for his second year, he finds himself embroiled in yet another thrilling adventure, this time involving dark secrets hidden within the school's very walls. From the moment Harry sets foot in Diagon Alley to the climactic showdown in the Chamber of Secrets, Rowling takes readers on a rollercoaster ride of suspense and intrigue. The mystery of the Chamber and the identity of the heir of Slytherin keep readers guessing until the very end, while the discovery of Tom Riddle's diary adds a chilling layer of depth to the story. But "Chamber of Secrets" is not just about plot twists and turns - it's also about character growth and development. Rowling delves deeper into the personalities of her beloved characters, allowing us to see new sides of Harry, Ron, Hermione, and the rest of the gang. From Hermione's relentless pursuit of knowledge to Ron's unwavering loyalty, each character shines in their own unique way, making us laugh, cry, and cheer along with them every step of the way. Of course, no review of "Chamber of Secrets" would be complete without mentioning the delightful world-building that Rowling is known for. From the bustling streets of Diagon Alley to the eerie corridors of Hogwarts, the wizarding world comes alive with vivid detail and imagination, transporting readers to a place where magic is real and anything is possible. In conclusion, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" is a triumphant continuation of the beloved series, filled with thrills, laughter, and heartwarming moments that will stay with readers long after they've turned the final page. With its unforgettable characters, mesmerizing plot, and richly imagined world, it's a book that deserves every bit of praise it has received. Whether you're a fan of fantasy or simply love a good story, "Chamber of Secrets" is not to be missed. Highly recommended.

This book is my second-least favourite Harry Potter book it is still outstanding. That shows you how much I love my favorite Harry Potter book (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban!)! Reviewed by Slytherin4Life P.S. Follow me if you are a Harry Potter fan!

It's a really good book and give quite a challenge.

this is an amazing book and I think everyone should read especially because it finishes on an exciting part but definitely read the first one first or it won't make sense

AMAZING, JK Rowling knows her stuff i'm on the 3rd book,perfect!!! i highly recomend this seires if you have nothing to do or have a lot of time. daniell

SUCH ROMANTIC STORY! i think i'm gonna like Ginny the best of all. the duel between riddle and harry is just AMAZING!

I haven't read this book yet,is it to scary or am I missing out?

a little scary, but your missing out

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