Three cheers for J.K. Rowling! The new Harry Potter book is better than any since the first. I am extremely pleased with how the book ends--almost exactly right, it seems to me. And, for reasons known only to a select few, I'm also particularly pleased with the ultimate romantic developments for the protagonist.
Three boos for J. Freese! He buys the book on CD and then spends 19 out of the next 50 hours contriving errands, etc., that will allow him to listen to it. Maybe there is some Potion of Audiobook Restraint out there.
Monday, July 18, 2005
harry potter and the half-blood artist formerly known as...
Other people are weighing in on the new Harry Potter book, but, so far as I know, I am the first blogger to offer an assessment based entirely on listening to the audiobook version on an iPod shuffle. In short: