J.K. Rowling's fifth book, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Harry - review.

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David Michael




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In J.K. Rowling’s fifth book, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Harry with his friends Ron and Hermione helped to save Harry’s godfather from Lord Voldermort.  Harry Potter, the main character of the story, is a fifteen-year-old boy who is an orphan.  Harry Potter is also a wizard who is learning at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.  His closest family member is Sirius Black.  Sirius Black is a convicted murderer although he did not murder anyone.  Ron Weasley his best friend comes from a big, poor wizard family.  His entire family has red hair.  Hermione Granger is another one of Harry’s good friends.  She is a very clever witch even though she comes from a muggle family.  A muggle is a person that does not have any magical power in them like Hermione’s parents.  Albus Dumbledore is the old and wise Headmaster of Hogwarts and is the only wizard that Lord Voldemort fears.  Lord Voldemort is the most powerful, dark wizard of all time and the whole wizarding world fears him greatly.  

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        Harry has begun to have very strange dreams about being inside the body or the object that Voldemort is possessing at that time.  Harry believes that these dreams are actually occurring in the real world.  Dumbledore can see that Harry is having these dreams and does not think that it is a good idea for them to continue.  This was mainly due to the fact that Dumbledore thinks that Voldemort might try and use this connection between Harry and Voldemort to lure Harry out of school and right into the enemy’s hands.  Therefore, Dumbledore assigns Professor Snape the job of ...

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