The Canadian Edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is available in paperback tomorrow, July 25.
About the book
It is the middle of the summer, but there is an unseasonal mist pressing against the windowpanes. Harry Potter is waiting nervously in his bedroom at the Durselys' house in Privet Drive for a visit from Professor Dumbledore himself. One of the last times he saw the Headmaster was in a fierce one-to-one duel with Lord Voldemort, and Harry can't quite believe that Professor Dumbledore will actually appear at the Dursleys' of all places. Why is the Professor coming to visit him now? What is it that cannot wait until Harry returns to Hogwarts in a few weeks' time? Harry's sixth year at Hogwarts has already got off to an unusual start, as the worlds of Muggle and magic start to intertwine ...
"... book six has all the magical whizbangery and sorcerous goings-on you could want ...There are enough loose ends to keep us all guessing until the final volume of the saga appears."--Toronto Star
"... the time you take working through this sixth and next-to-last book in J.K. Rowling's remarkable series will be well spent."--Edmonton Journal
"The pace is tight, the content multi-layered with the author packing a myriad minor plots to enhance the overall read."--Vancouver Sun
"Here we go again ... 608 pages of missing your stop and making lame excuses not to go out. It's every bit as heartbreaking and terrifying as you're secretly hoping. The best Potter yet? Could be."--Heat magazine
On July 24, 2006 at 08:37 PM, ezza said: