All About the Harry Potter Audio Books

Harry Potter is a fantasy-novel penned by British writer J. K. Rowling. It is a series of seven books, each one a narrative of every year that Harry Potter spends at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Central to the plot are Harry’s attempts to defeat Lord Voldemort. Lord Voldemort is the dark wizard whose principal objective is to achieve immortality, triumph over all wizards, subdue ordinary human beings, and wipe out everyone who tries to foil his objectives – Harry Potter in particular.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is the very first novel which was released to the reading public in June of 1997. To say that the book was well-received is an understatement. The novel became immensely popular, capturing the imagination of readers all over the world. It was not just commercially successful; it received quite a lot of praise and recognition from critics, as well. It has since become one of the most sensational best-sellers of all time, translated into close to a hundred languages due to strong and exacting requests from readers across the globe. The series seem to respond to readers’ enthusiastic interest in adventure-mystery-romance.

Every single one of the series has been released in digital version, which can be found at Harry Potter HQ when you visit the website. The audio book formats are receiving quite a following both in the UK and in the U.S.A.

The story has been adapted for the wide screen by Warner Bros. Pictures – the film series raking in money as blockbusters, breaking all previous sales records. It has also sparked many related Harry Potter-inspired products and merchandise – all fast sellers. It has also generated video-games.

Needless to say, J. K. Rowling has become spectacularly rich because of Harry Potter – the book as well as the other merchandise it has inspired. She has also received a series of noteworthy honours because of it.