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The Cambridge Companion to Literature on Screen
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George R.R. Martin
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone  - J.K. Rowling Harry Potter is amazing. And the PoS, was a breakthrough for fantasy. There was something about the wizard with the circular spectacles who caught me. When I was a little girl, I loved Harry Potter, and the love never died. It just grew stronger.The thing about Harry Potter is that it can appeal to everybody. Not just kids(whom the books where originally written for), but for teenagers, adults, even elder could read this and recognize themselves. That is what every book should do.Just as an elleven year old, Harry is thrown into a world of magic, sorcerers, evil and not to talk about friendship. He has never experienced friendship before, so Harry is happy. For the first time in his life, he is happy. He has a terrible background with dead parents and growing up with a terrible aunt and uncle.Happiness is perhaps, in this book, the main theme (at least for me). Even though Harry meets people he dislikes, and who dislikes him equally, and even though Harry faces mortal danger, he is somewhat happy. This makes the reader equally happy, to see that the boy, who is afraid that he won't fit in, is happy.