Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone by J. K Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is the first novel in the Harry Potter series written by J. K. Rowling and featuring Harry Potter, a young wizard. It describes how Harry discovers he is a wizard, makes close friends and a few enemies at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and with the help of his friends thwarts an attempted comeback by the evil wizard Voldemort, who killed Harry's parents and tried to kill Harry when he was one year old.

The 200th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 7th on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  2. - 7th on A Premature Attempt at the 21st Century Canon (Vulture)
  3. - 14th on Paste Magazine's Best Books of the Decade(2000-2009) (Paste Magazine)
  4. - 25th on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  5. - 69th on The 100 Greatest Novels (greatbooksguide.com)
  6. - Books That Changed the World: The 50 Most Influential Books in Human History (Book)
  7. - From Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  8. - 110 Best Books: The Perfect Library (The Telegraph)
  9. - 50 Books That Changed the World (Open Education Database)
  10. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (UK))
  11. - 50 Books to Read Before You Die (Barnes and Noble)
  12. - The 75 Best Books of the Past 75 Years (Parade Magazine)
  13. - The Great American Read (PBS)
  14. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (USA))

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Latin) Hardcover 1477665 $12.85 $6.09 2003
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Hardcover 325024 $27.00 2015
Harry Potter à l'École des Sorciers (Tome 1) (French Edition) Kindle Edition 60633 2012
Harry Potter a l'Ecole des Sorciers (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone) (French Edition) Paperback 1487357 $22.95 $17.99 1999
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Russian Edition) Hardcover 5035377 $23.76
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Japanese Edition) Kindle Edition 340476
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: Harrius Potter Et Philosophi Lapis (Latin Edition) Hardcover 788733 $15.38 2015
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Ancient Greek) (Ancient Greek Edition) Hardcover 974256 $15.48 2015
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Book 1): Ancient Greek Edition Hardcover 796521 $15.29 $15.14
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) Audio CD 9101 $27.31 $20.95 1999
Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone (mm) Mass Market Paperback 111415 $2.92 $0.01 2001
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: Ancient Greek Edition Hardcover 2738972 $499.98 $54.12 2004
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) Paperback 361 $2.29 $0.01 1999
Harry Potter et l'ecole des Sorciers / Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter Series Year 1) (French Edition) Paperback 1689812 $114.84 $15.00 1999
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Irish) Hardcover 251926 $13.64 2015
ハリー・ポッターと賢者の石 - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (ハリー・ポッターシリーズ) (Japanese Edition) Kindle Edition 82768 2015
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Book 1 Audible Audio Edition 838 $29.99 2015
Harry Potter A L'Ecole des Sorciers (French Edition) Mass Market Paperback 15899 $9.82 $12.01 2011
Harry Potter, Tome 1 : Harry Potter a l'ecole des sorciers - Edition de luxe (French Edition) Hardcover 237329 $41.00 $86.06 2008
Harry Potter a L'ecole Des Sorciers - MP3 CD (French Edition) Audio CD 430352 $34.45 $34.50 2013
Harry Potter a l'Ecole des Sorciers (French Language Edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone) (French Edition) Paperback 1345933 $24.95 $25.00 2011
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Audio CD 1843952 $99.99 $92.11 2002
By J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Arabic Edition) (Fourth) Paperback 1083502 $100.71 $98.14 2008
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter Signature Edition) Paperback 1423094 $5.12 $0.01 2011
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, Book 1) Kindle Edition 65 2012
Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Hardcover 714 $14.54 $0.77
Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen (Harry Potter 1) [Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone] Audible Audio Edition 3688 $29.99 2015
Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone (Korean Edition) : Book 1. Paperback 1134697 $19.99
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 1 (Revised Ed.) (Chinese Edition) Paperback 1190424 $8.99 2015
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Paperback) By (author) J. K. Rowling Paperback 3976564 $19.00
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: Illustrated Edition Paperback 1056460 $13.68 2018
By J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (1st First Edition) [Hardcover] Hardcover 202658 $142.92 $27.46 1998
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Ancient Greek Edition) Hardcover 869222 $71.32 $24.00 2004
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Hardcover 1412028 $34.99 1997
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stane: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in Scots (Scots Edition) Paperback 906674 $7.80 2017
Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal (Spanish Edition) Audio CD 41374 $12.99 $25.16 2010
Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal Paperback 57148 $22.17 $8.87 1999
Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal Hardcover 190840 $14.59 $6.19
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: Harri Potter a Maen Yr Athronydd (Welsh Edition) Paperback 1136303 $10.45 $37.39 2010
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Paperback 280952 $29.44 $8.51 2003
Harry Potter - French: Harry Potter a L'Ecole DES Sorciers (French Edition) Paperback 2376556 $23.00 $6.75 2005
Harry Potter y la Piedra Filosofal 8 Audio CD's (Spanish Edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone) Audio CD 3300131 $98.99 2003
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Paperback 1317959 $44.96 $10.94 2000
Hari Potta to kenja no ishi (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Japanese Edition) Hardcover 630759 $29.00 $11.60 1999
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Welsh): Harri Potter a Maen Yr Athronydd (Welsh) (Welsh Edition) Hardcover 939507 $12.21 $17.02 2016
Harry Potter, Tome 1 : Harry Potter a l'ecole des sorciers (French edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone) Paperback 25160 $22.28 $62.62 2011
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Arabic Edition) Paperback 127049 $18.00 $56.85 2008
Garri Potter i filosofskii kamen / Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Russian Edition) Hardcover 690174 $30.00 $31.30 2003