Essay on Book Review : ' The Deathly Hallows '

2023 Words Sep 1st, 2015 9 Pages
I open the page. Flick past the crisp pages that hold the title and table of contents. The page reads “Chapter One: The Boy Who Lived”. I sigh contently as my mind is taken to a far off yet familiar place. I read the first sentence: “Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much” To some it may seem like an ordinary boring opening, but for me those words bring me home. No matter how I’m feeling at the time opening this book makes the world melt away and I’m on Privet Drive. I can relax because this is my favorite book. Everyone who knows me knows that I’m a huge Harry Potter fan. Whether they notice my Harry Potter buttons, the deathly hallows symbol drawn on my arm, my Harry Potter bracelets, or you’ve had any conversation with me ever. I was born in January of 98, which is the same year the first book came out. My mother has always been an avid reader, and some of my earliest memories are of me sitting on my parents bed listening to my mom read about the boy who lived. Unlike, other young children I longed for bedtime because I loved when my mom read to me. I didn’t really understand the books at that age, but that’s when my love of reading really started. I was always a very curious child. I wanted to know everything. I was desperate to learn long before I was ready for school. My mom had a simple solution. She taught me how to read. I started reading signs and baby books when I was about 3 or…

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