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Hmmm, there seems to be a new

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 30, 2003

Hmmm, there seems to be a new Harry Potter book out. Also, 870 pages??!!?

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bradleyJun 30, 2003 at 11:59AM

talked to a kid at a soccer game saturday; said he read it in 10 hours over three days and said it was good. this girl also seems to like it.

margaretJun 30, 2003 at 5:09PM

i read it in a day- but i took frequent breaks. i read the last one in 7 hours, non-stop. i thought this one was good, but i didn’t like it as much as the third one.

RonJun 30, 2003 at 8:25PM

This one definitely strikes me as the “Empire Strikes Back” of the series: the pivot point of the seven books, the one that will look great if the last two are as terrific as I think they could be. This one, while not perfect, sets us up for a big payoff. Hopefully.

Motley Laura Feb 28, 2004 at 8:26AM

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.

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