Breaking the spell

By JOYCE MILLMAN  |  July 24, 2007
Rowling wrote a story that unlocked the imagination like few books have ever done before. And don’t get me wrong, the unlocking, the communal mind-meld of it all, was great, honking fun. It’s just a little disappointing that in so intensely exercising our imaginations, we may have cheated ourselves out of the element of surprise.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows | J.K. Rowling | Scholastic | 759 Pages | $34.99
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