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Pottermore has now launched the Wizarding World Book Club. Visit Pottermore to sign up and join weekly Twitter discussions at WW Book Club.

"Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger and a snake surrounding a large letter 'H'."

Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. An incredible adventure is about to begin!

©1997 J.K. Rowling (P)1999 Listening Library, an imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group

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  • 2017-12-02

Jim Dale is sensational!

The Harry Potter series is my favorite, I know it by heart and Jim Dale is now the voice in my head when I think of the books.

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  • Julio
  • 2017-11-09

Amazing

Jim Dale blew my mind. 100% recommend this.

Will be buying all. This is just like listening to your favourite podcast.

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  • Utilisateur anonyme
  • 2018-01-16

Love it

Very good book I was 5 when it came out there's something magical about this book great story memorable characters and always exciting to listen to

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  • Langer
  • 2018-01-07

Fantastic

Charming book. Used to read the sries tp my kids when they were little. This version is excellent

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  • FuzzySquirrel
  • 2018-01-04

Brilliant, as expected!

The book was excellent, as I assumed it would be. Jim Dale does a fine job of narrating, but I still don’t understand why we don’t have the UK version (narrated by Stephen Fry) in Canada since we get the printed UK version instead of the US one. Regardless, I recommend it very highly. A fabulously entertaining listen!

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  • Kathryn Latreille
  • 2017-10-10

Loved it!

I found Jim Dale very calming and interesting to listen to. His characters are wonderful and he brings Rowling's story to life better than the movies!

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  • Nat
  • 2018-02-19

Simply fantastic.

I've never had the pleasure of reading this series as a child and finding time to sit down and read as an adult proves to be quiet a chore. But once I discovered it was an audio book after the first chapter I was hooked. Great performance and excellent story. I couldn't recommend not only this book, but all the Harry Potter audio books!

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  • Megan Grist
  • 2018-02-17

Great Book. Great Narration.

This book needs no positive review. It's Harry Potter. But apparently I need 15 words.

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  • Annonymous
  • 2018-02-15

Fun Read

Great book that JIm Dale further brings to life. Enjoyed this book when my kids were young and enjoyed it even more years later.

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  • TB
  • 2018-02-05

Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s stone

It was the best book I’ve ever heard in my life.
I could picture the scenes as they were going.

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  • 2017-08-08

Outstanding

Would you consider the audio edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Book 1 to be better than the print version?

Wow, that's hard. There is, as there always is for me, so much enjoyment in reading for myself with my own timing, like stopping to imagine a scene, re-reading something that made me laugh, etc. But after having read the book, I really enjoyed listening to it.

What about Jim Dale’s performance did you like?

His performance matched pretty closely the way I would have read the book out loud to myself, and you can't ask for more than that!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

It would just be silly to binge listen to such a huge and amazing (magical) story. Enjoy it!

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  • Songbird121
  • 2015-11-20

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!!!!!!!!!

If you could sum up Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Book 1 in three words, what would they be?

A. MA.ZING.

Have you listened to any of Jim Dale’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Excellent. If you like this, I recommend his reading of the Books of Beginning Series. This first is the Emerald Atlas. I will say that on the first listen I did not like the portrayal of Hermione. She seemed a little whiny. But I persevered, and now that I am used to it, I am glad I stuck it out.

Any additional comments?

I have listened to these over and over, checking them out from my local library. I have an hour commute each way to and from work, and I have listened to these so many times. I also listen to them at night as I fall alseep to Jim Dale's calm voice. I always wanted to own them, but I just could not afford the price on Pottermore. I don't know what prompted the shift, but I am eternally grateful. This has made my day, my week, my month, and quite possibly my whole year.

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  • Lindsay Gordon
  • 2017-10-27

HP❤

Naturally, an amazing story to hear read by another! Such vivid images come to mind, both those included in the film, as well as loads that are not. Mental imagery in over drive as reader does the proper voices & relays emotions. Lovely!

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  • Paul
  • 2015-11-24

A great reading of the wrong book

It is (as you can already tell by the title) the US variation of the book, with all the oddness that comes with it but it mostly cames out unscathed.
I've heard the UK audiobook before, however, and while Jim Dale comes close, Stephen Fry is the better narrator so I'm doubly annoyed that we don't have the option to buy the Philosopher's Stone version.

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  • Anne
  • 2015-11-20

Great book done justice by a great narrator

I read each Potter book with huge enjoyment within days of the publication of each.

I listened to the Potter series years ago when they first came out on CD. These wonderful stories are done full justice by Jim Dale, whose narration compliments Rowling's lovely characters perfectly. I am so delighted that Rowling has finally allowed the digital versions to be sold on Audible as the cost of them through her website was ridiculous.

At any rate, if you have not listened to Harry Potter - even if you've read it and seen the films - you will be introduced to Harry, Ron, Hermione and all the denizens of Hogwarts in a different way when you listen to The Sorcerer's Stone.

I can't seen any point in recapping the plot because I just assume everyone has read at least the first two of these books, but I can tell you that listening to them is an "immersive" experience. Of course, that's true of any book, but the richness of Rowling's characters, settings and situations are brought to life, in my opinion, in an entirely different way when you listen to Jim Dale read them to you.

If you already love and appreciate the Harry Potter series, you'll rediscover it when you listen. If you have NOT yet read any Harry Potter... my condolences. If you listen, you may discover what you missed!

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  • Jim "The Impatient"
  • 2015-12-12

MY BRAIN SURPRISES EVEN ME

WE COULD HAVE GOT KILLED OR WORSE, EXPELLED
A book that gets kids and parents to read has to be admired. In my life time, I have never seen a book or series of books cause so much excitement. That alone is worth Hooting about. I think the book works mostly because of Rowling's imagination. Flying keys, dock 9 and three quarters, talking hats, unicorns, Fluffy, the school itself, moving and talking chess pieces, moving pictures, and on and on. The characters are also lovable. Who-who could not love Harry. Harry is a modern day Cinderella, who becomes a humble Superman. The story has lots of action. It is just a fun read.

HARRY WISHED HE HAD ABOUT EIGHT MORE EYES
I liked the book on a personal level, but I did not love it. As an eight or ten year old, I am sure I would have loved it. As an adult I see things, I would not have as a child. This is where my honesty gets me into trouble, but I had some issues. Two or three times someone is called fat and than the good guys, call them pigs and that is suppose to be funny. It is not just the mean kid, but also a picture of a fat woman. Harry should be punished for flying on a broom when he was told he would be expelled if he did, but because he is so good, he gets special treatment. Kind of like giving the football star, a pass on his behavior in school because he is important to the team. This is also another book, where the main character is great because of his birth right. He does not work hard to achieve these powers. Matter of fact the character who works the hardest is put down and has no friends. I know later in the series she takes a more important role, but if all you read is this one book, what message does this send to kids? One more small thing, I can't believe a kid from a large family, does not know how to make his own sandwich.

IT'S SECRET, SO OF COURSE THE WHOLE SCHOOL KNOWS
This mixture of Cinderella, Star Wars and Superman is an entertaining read. There are no dull spots. Rowling fills the book with her imagination, which is broad. It is a must read for people of all ages.

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  • Kelly
  • 2016-08-14

Rowling is great - would prefer Fry's version

I love Harry Potter, but I wish Americans could order Fry's version of the audiobooks rather than Jim Dale's. I first encountered Jim Dale in another series and absolutely hated the way he voiced girls and women - and two of the three main characters were female. He was so bad, I researched a bit to find out why this fun, promising book (The Emerald Atlas, btw) had such a terrible reader and was very surprised to learn he had won awards for Harry Potter! It took me quite a while to resign myself to get these audiobooks. Rowling never disappoints, but Dale is another thing altogether. He is quite good with most of the voices, but Hermoine's is so terrible, it has shades of sexism. I'm not calling him sexist, but he's just that bad.

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  • Hiral Kamdar
  • 2016-01-13

A phenomenal book with a truly disappointing narrator

I have repeatedly been listening to UK version of the audiobooks narrated by Stephen Fry. Prior to that when I read the books they were always the US version. So overall I'm very familiar with the differences and while I prefer the UK version the US is fantastic as well and let's be serious, doesn't take away from the story all that much. I was so excited when these books became available on audible. Especially after reading all of the reviews about how great Jim Dale is as a narrator. Words cannot express how hard it was for me to get through this first book. I find his style of speaking inconsistent. Most of his character interpretations (which aren't that great to begin with) make them sound whiny and dreary. More so than that they sound unnatural in their inflections and pauses. They never seem to appropriately reflect the emotion mentioned in the statement. So I have to agree with some of the other reviews, I wish the Stephen Fry versions were available here!

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  • Kevin Thomas Dillon
  • 2016-04-01

A modern classic

Brilliantly original and imaginative, while accessible to young readers and still entertaining for adults, the Harry Potter series is a triumph.

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  • Charles Atkinson
  • Greensboro, NC, United States
  • 2015-11-26

Its real magic... Just sayin.

This is first series since Narnia and Lord of the Rings that compleyely captivated me from the first page of book one, till the last page of the last book. I assume most everyone has read the books by now. Listening to them read by Jim Dale is a special treat.

A few notes of what I love about Sorcerer's Stone.
I immediately identified with each of the characters.
The mystery is as clever and ingenious as the best mysteries in literature.
The magic is seemless with reality. It seems perfectly normal.
The contrast of the wizard world and human,(muggle) world is remarkable in its uniqueness and the reactions of the characters when the two worlds meet is priceless.

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