Details about Harry Potter
Harry Potter is the name of an eight-part series of mystery novels by British writer J. K. Rowling. The series is about the wizarding adventures of the boy Harry Potter and his two best friends, Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger, set at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, England. The adventures focus on Harry Potter’s fight against the Dark Lord Voldemort, whose ambition is to become immortal, rule the wizarding world, enslave the non-magical and destroy the world. destroy anyone who stands in his way, especially Harry Potter.
The series combines many genres, including fantasy and coming-of-age (with elements of mystery, horror, adventure, and romance), multiple cultural implications and references. Also according to author J. K. Rowling, the main theme throughout is Death.
Right from the publication of part one (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – British edition; Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – American edition; Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – Vietnamese translation) on June 30, 1997 , the series became increasingly popular around the world, was critically acclaimed, and was a huge commercial success. The series also received some criticism, including concerns about growing darkness. By February 2018, all seven volumes had sold more than 500 million copies, becoming the best-selling book series in history and translated into 67 languages. The seventh, and final installment, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) was published on July 21, 2007. More than 11 million copies were sold in the first 24 hours.