Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is the first novel in the Harry Potter series written by J. K. Rowling.

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Contents

Synopsis

Plot

 The first book in the series. Harry finds out he's a wizard and begins his first year at Hogwarts. He meets his two best friends Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger as well as his nemesis Draco Malfoy, and learns of the mystery surrounding the Sorcerer's/Philospher's Stone. He also learns of the evil wizard Lord Voldemort whom, he discovers, murdered his parents and attempted to murder Harry, himself. 

This book is also known as "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" in the USA.

Main characters

Harry Poter

Ronald Weasley

Hermione Granger

Albus Dumbledore

Rubeus Hagrid

Minerva McGonagall

Severus Snape

Pomona Sprout

Filius Flitwick

Neville Longbottom

Draco Malfoy

Seamus Finnegan

Dean Thomas

Lavender Brown

Development, publication and reception

Development

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UK publication and reception

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USA publication and reception

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Translations

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Film version

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Video games

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Religious controversy

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Style and themes

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Uses in education and business

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See also

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