This story triggered acultural phenomenon. The world created by J.K Rowling ismagic. Out of all the
books, itsHarry Potter And The Sorcerer sStone that isreally merged with its film version. Itisso easy,
simple, and gentle to read. On the fantasy writing side of things, one of the best thing about this book is
that how sort of unique itisin drawing amagical world and then somehow she isable to completely
amalgamate itinto the actual world.
The novel opens with adescription of the Dursley family. From the beginning of the story, itwas told
that Voldemort killed Harry sparents. Voldemort attempted to kill Harry but his spell broke by some
means. Although the incident left the scar on Harry shead, luckily, Harry was safe. Voldemort vanished
and Harry became famous because of it. Harry then was taken by the Dursleys. The first few chapters
talk about Harry slife in the house with his Uncle Vernon, Aunt Petunia and their only son, Dudley. Harry
was told that his parents died in acar accident and this was the only information he has. Dudley has
power and influence over the house, bullying Harry with his friends and being pampered by his parents.
While Dudley has two bedrooms, one for him and the other for his broken toys, Harry isconsigned to
the small cupboard under the stairs. Although he makes great efforts to avoid attention, Harry cannot
deny that unusual things often happen around him. Once his Aunt cut off all of his hair in afit of
aggravation, and itgrew back to its original length the next day. Once Harry was being chased by
Dudley sfriends and suddenly found himself on the roof of the kitchen. In addition to all this Harry can
talk to snake when he isat the zoo. Then he receives aprofusion of letters and Uncle Vernon is
intolerant and confused by this intrusion, so, they move not realizing that the letters are from Hogwarts.
On his eleventh birthday, Hagrid- who works at Hogwarts- visits them and introduces himself as the
Keeper of the Keys at Hogwarts. Then he explains that Harry isawizard and Harry found out the truth
that his parents were killed by Voldemort. The very next day Hagrid takes Harry to Diagon Alley in
London to buy supplies for school. After amonth, Harry leaves his town to catch Hogwarts Express
which leaves Station from Platform Nine and Three-quarters. At first, he isdoubtful how to access the
platform, then he asks for ahelp from Molly Weasley, who shows him how to get the train. On the train
he meets Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, two first-year students with their own insecurities, later
they became best friends. Harry also meets Draco Malfoy, who pretentiously offers to advice Harry on
who to be friends with.
When the train arrives at Hogwarts, the students immediately gather into the dining hall to be
sorted to one of the four houses of Hogwarts: Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, and Ravenclaw. Harry
along with Ron and Hermione issorted into Gryffindor. When the school years begins, Harry receives
more attention than he has before, especially when the other students catch sight of his scar. Later,
Professor McGonagall sets him up to play Seeker on the Gryffindor Quidditch team.
On Christmas morning, Harry receives many presents, including arare invisibility cloak. The note
with the cloak shows that itbelonged to Harry sfather. Together with his friends, he revealed the dark
secret that laid under the Hogwarts. Aphilosopher sstone, which once known as amagical stone that
could revive adead person back to life, was being targeted by Voldemort. After the holidays’ end, Harry,
Ron, and Hermione also discover that Nicolas Flamel isthe only maker of the stone. They discovered
that the three-headed-dog isguarding the stone and Harry begins to presume that Snape isplanning to
steal it. Once, as punishment for breaking rules Harry, Hermione, as well as Malfoy, and Neville, are sent
with Hagrid in the forbidden forest in search of awounded unicorn. When they are divided into two
groups Harry and Malfoy found the body of the unicorn just as an ugly figure comes toward itand start
drinking its blood. Harry isfrozen at the place, as the figure moves toward him Harry feels pain in his
scar. Suddenly acentaur stands in front of him and the figure disappears. The centaur suggests Harry
that this figure was Voldemort and he drank the blood of unicorn to stay alive until he finds the
Harry decides to steal the stone before Voldemort can so along with his friends he sneak off to the
forbidden corridor and get ass the three head dog. There they face anumber of challenges. Harry, Ron,
and Hermione then joined forces, to save their world from the wrath of Voldemort. Hermione s
intelligence saved them from any obstacles, Ron sdetermination brought Harry to the last chapter of
their adventure, and Harry’s bravery saved the whole world from being conquered by Voldemort. They
finally obstructed Voldemorts plan to own the sorcerer’s stone.
After the fight for sorcerer’s stone with Voldemort, Harry finds himself in ahospital with Professor
Dumbledore. Dumbledore just reached at the time and save Harry from Voldemort. He also tells him
when his mother sacrificed herself for him, she left Harry with an ancient magical protection. Because of
his mother slove, Professor Quirrell was unable to touch Harry’s skin. Dumbledore knew that only Harry
would be able to retrieve the stone from the mirror because he doesn’t want to use that.
At the end of the year, members of Slytherin House were celebrating their victory of the House
Cup for the seventh straight year. Dumbledore awards last minutes point to harry and his friends, which
gives them the edge over Slytherin. Harry considered itto be the best night of his life and returns to
spend the summer with the Dursleys.
Ilove this book so much because when you are reading this you feel like you are inside the book. I
feel like Iam actually in Hogwarts, watching ghosts. Ithink children should read this book. Ireally like
book sfocus on bravery and standing for yourself facing your fears. Itisreally agood message,
especially for younger readers. The characters have really distinct personalities. Iliked all the characters.
Every character even the side characters are complex. J.K Rowling really put in the effort to make sure
that everyone there iswith apurpose.