Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

by J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter #6) - J. K. Rowling 8.42   1194

In the previous book, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, the last chapter, titled 'The Second War Begins,' started:

'In a brief statement on Friday night, Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge confirmed that He Who Must Not Be Named has returned to this country and is once more active.

'It is with great regret that I must confirm that the wizard styling himself Lord – well, you know who I mean – is alive and among us again,' said Fudge.'

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince takes up the story of Harry Potter's sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry at this point as Voldemort's power and followers are increasing day by day, in the midst of this battle of good and evil.


Release date 2005

Details updated August 17, 2021

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Harry Potter :: Series

Series contains 8 primary works and has 8 total works.

Harry Potter is a series of seven books by English author J. K. Rowling about an adolescent boy named Harry Potter. The story is mostly set at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a school for young wizards and witches, and focuses on Harry Potter's fight against the evil wizard Lord Voldemort, who killed Harry's parents as part of his plan to take over the wizarding world.

Related series Harry Potter Companion Books
Related series Pottermore Presents
Related series Fantastic Beasts

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter #1) 8.36   1381
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2) 7.94   1272
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter #3) 8.80   1278
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter #4) 8.38   1245
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter #5) 8.40   1211
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter #6) 8.42   1194
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #7) 8.62   1181
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Harry Potter #8) 6.66   184

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