Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Audiobook CD - 2005
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"The war against Voldemort is not going well; even the Muggles have been affected. Dumbledore is absent from Hogwarts for long stretches of time, and the Order of the Phoenix has already suffered losses. And yet . . . As with all wars, life goes on. Sixth-year students learn to Apparate. Teenagers flirt and fight and fall in love. Harry receives some extraordinary help in Potions from the mysterious Half-Blood Prince. And with Dumbledore's guidance, he seeks out the full, complex story of the boy who became Lord Voldemort -- and thus finds what may be his only vulnerability."--P. [4] of cover.
Publisher: Listening Library, 2005.
Edition: Unabridged.
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ISBN: 9780307283672
0307283674
9780307283658
Call Number: ROWLING
Characteristics: 17 compact discs (19 hrs.)
Subjects: Compact discs, Book.
Potter, Harry (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (Imaginary organization) -- Fiction.
Wizards -- Fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
England -- Fiction.
Fantasy fiction.

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red_zinger
Oct 31, 2018

Book 6

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NealRanz
Oct 19, 2018

Love this book! Second to last in the series, and maybe a close second as my favourite!

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Aug 22, 2018

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is the sixth book in the Harry Potter series. Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters are on the rise and Harry Potter knows that in order to protect his friends, classmates, and the magical world he has come to love, he must confront his destiny. Along with Ron and Hermione, Harry will have to use all of his knowledge, strength, bravery, and courage to prepare for all the challenges he is going to face. Here on out, his journey will be dark, twisted, and confusing; but the clock is ticking, Voldemort is coming, and Harry has no time to waste. Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince is a mature read and is not suitable for younger readers. The plot itself can also be harder to understand as it involves characters problem solving and discovering other characters hidden secrets. If you could handle the sadness and the heartbreak of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, then you should definitely read Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Overall, I would have to rate this book four out of five stars.
- @Sapphirereads of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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ShasCho
Dec 29, 2017

Wonderful!
Jim Dale creates a superb narration for this magnificent series.
The Half-Blood Prince is the sixth in this seven-part saga,
the first British fantasy novel ever to compare with Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings.
And speaking of British, the UK audiobook is read by Stephen Fry
and is equally engaging and entertaining to Jim Dale’s version.
Highly recommended.

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joliebergman
Feb 12, 2017

Fun fun fun fun fun!

aperl May 04, 2015

In contrast to the first five books this book is a fair bit darker, but as such it tackles slightly mature and complex themes that will surely be of interest to teens and adults alike.

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Yusuf Rahman
Sep 16, 2013

This is an AWESOME MUST READ!
I have read every book except the last one and watched the first two! Every book keeps on getting better. I rate this 999,000,000 out of 10.

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libraryartwrite
Jul 26, 2013

Jim Dale creates a fantastic cast of voices. The sixth book in the Harry Potter series is well crafted; it's hard to leave the car when this is playing!

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renzo
Feb 17, 2013

I've listened to earlier Harry Potter books narrated by Jim Dale. In early books he pronounces Voldemort with a silent T...voldemor, the way it would be pronounced if it were a French name. In this book, the Half-Blood Prince, the final T is restored. I wonder if the French officially or unofficially objected.

On a different matter,at least half a dozen times in this text, and perhaps in the texts of other books by Rowling, the word COMPRISE is used where COMPOSE is wanted. If you are a parent, be sure to point this out to your young listeners lest they pick up the bad habit.Comprise and compose are NOT synonymous.

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stigges
Sep 11, 2011

6th Year at Hogwarts

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