Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: How Harry Lost his Lobster

July 20, 2009 at 4:22 pm | Posted in Thoughts | 10 Comments
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HP and the Half-Blood Prince

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. I haven’t read the book, but I’ve watched the movie. Before I begin let me just say that I am not a Potter maniac, never mind the fact that I lined up with a friend outside a bookstore for a few hours at 2 in the morning for the book premiere (I planned to get an autographed copy for free, and auction it off). I don’t like the magic in HP. There are no earth-shattering magical duels, as in the Magic: the Gathering series, nor a sense of charming harmony between natural forces as in Ursula Le Guin‘s Earthsea quartet. No, what you get is a bunch of overgrown kids swishing little sticks and muttering strange Latin words. Continue Reading Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: How Harry Lost his Lobster…

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