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  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Book 1

  • By: J.K. Rowling
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,614
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,360
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,348

Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. An incredible adventure is about to begin!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Revisiting an old friend

  • By MARIA COUTAS on 13-10-2016

What a spellbinding narration by Stephen Fry!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-02-2017

I was a little skeptical about audio books at first but soon found myself absolutely enthralled by Stephen Fry's energetic and lively narration. He made me laugh, gasp and miss my tram stop, all while revisiting one of my favourite book series in a new and exciting way.

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