Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is the third novel in the Harry Potter series written by J. K. Rowling.

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Synopsis

Plot

It was twelve years ago. Twelve years ago that Harry's parents were betrayed to Lord Voldemort. That night, Sirius Black was convicted of killing thirteen people with a single curse, including his own friend, Peter Pettigrew. He has been in the wizard prison, Azkaban, ever since. He is known to be Lord Voldemort's "right hand man" and is the one to betray Lily and James Potter. No one has ever escaped Azkaban before. Except, now, Sirius Black. The Ministry and every one else is confused as to how Black did it. Though, he has left clues to where he's going. Harry's not safe, not even at Hogwarts. Join Harry as he and his friends go on a journey within the school's walls and end up finding the truth about what had happened twelve years ago, that night when his parents died and he became The-Boy-Who-Lived.

Main characters

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Harry Potter

Hermione Granger

Ron Weasley

Albus Dumbledore

Sirius Black

Remus Lupin

Peter Pettigrew

Severus Snape

Minerva McGonagall

Rubeus Hagrid

Draco Malfoy

Neville Longbottom

Seamus Finnegan

Dean Thomas

Fred Weasley

George Weasley

Percy Weasley

Ginny Weasley

Arthur Weasley

Molly Weasley

Sybil Trelawney

Sir Cadogan

Firenze

Stan Shunpike

Madame Rosmerta

Petunia Dursley

Vernon Dursley

Dudley Dursley

Marge Dursley

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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Copyright Date : 1999 Price : (hardcover) $19.95

Winner of the Whitbread Award

 "Isn't is reassuring that some things just get better and better? This is a fabulously entertaining read that will have Harry Potter fans cheering for more." -School Library Journal    from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire cover.

Translations

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Film version

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Video games

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Style and themes

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