Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Book 5) (Softcover) Paperback – 2004
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Order of the Phoenix is the best yet. The quality of the character development is superb. Her description of the frustration and anger of the adolescent Harry is outstanding. Hermione's development rivals Harry's in scope and her quip to Ron about his inability to fathom Cho's emotions probably is one of the more succinct descriptions of the differences between the sexes in existence. Ron's dealing with an increasingly complex relationship with his friends and his tenure at Hogwarts is well done.
Additionally, we are treated to a developing depth of prose. Rowling's description of the change from October to November is almost poetic.
Aside from a great imagination combined with a great storyteller's gift, Rowling is just fun to read.
The story itself is awesome-- each book has become more "adult" and is much better than the last. I can't wait for the next installment!
This book has grown-up with Harry. Rowling doesn't play the kids as little sweet boys and girls, but gives them raw teenage emotions. Plus you get to meet all your old friends. Almost everyone from the previous books comes back into this one, even Lockhart in a small, but amusing, role.
This books has many joyous times but also has its sad. Like Rowling has said someone dies. She wasn't kidding. Many people will be upset to see this character gone. But their death brings up many questions in Harry, that add to the wonderful book this is. I recommend that anyone and everyone read it. Though you don't have to read the other books before you read this one, I think you should. Happy Reading.
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One of the better books from the series, not saying any of the books are anywhere near being bad though! Must read series for every teen!!Published 2 days ago by chelsey wilson
I thought this book was very exciting to read, and always kept me on the edge of my seat. It includes many events happening to 15 year old Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron... Read morePublished 18 days ago by JRFIPD
I received this novel with all of the pages nicely intact, however the cover was listed as The cover may have some limited signs of wear. Limited is an understatement. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Amazon Customer