Author(s): J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter can't wait for his holidays with the dire Dursleys to end. But a small, self-punishing house-elf warns Harry of mortal danger awaiting him at Hogwarts. Returning to the castle nevertheless, Harry hears a rumour about a Chamber of Secrets, holding unknown horrors for wizards of Muggle parentage. Then students are found as though turned to stone, and a terrible warning is discovered painted on the wall. The chief suspect - always in the wrong place - is Harry. But something much darker has yet to be unleashed. These adult editions with glorious jacket art by Andrew Davidson are now available in hardback for the first time.
Book two of this bestselling series sees Harry face his death in the Chamber of Secrets as the heir of Slytherin returns to hunt those not pure of blood - adult edition featuring stylish jacket art by Andrew Davidson
And you thought wizardry was for children. Harry Potter will make you think again. He casts his spells on grown-ups too James Naughtie Funny, imaginative, magical . In the 2020s, thirty-something book-lovers will know each other by smug references to Diagon Alley and Quidditch The Times Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, unlike many sequels, is as good as its predecessor . Hogwarts is a creation of genius TLS One of the greatest literary adventures of modern times Sunday Telegraph Spellbinding, enchanting, bewitching stuff Mirror
J.K. Rowling is the author of the record-breaking, multi-award-winning Harry Potter novels. Loved by fans around the world, the series has sold over 450 million copies, been translated into 77 languages, and made into 8 blockbuster films. She has written three companion volumes in aid of charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (in aid of Comic Relief ); and The Tales of Beedle the Bard (in aid of Lumos). She is writing a film script inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. She has received many awards and honours, including an OBE for services to children's literature, France's L gion d'Honneur, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.