Deathly Hallows, Chapter Four

The night Deathly Hallows was released, I got my book at a midnight release party and came home to read. I was in Chicago, though, and had a good friend living in LA who I was in contact with over the course of the night (my favorite memory was when she called me at 12:15 my time – 10:15 her time – and I picked up the phone and screamed, “Oh my God, Harry dies!!” which she didn’t appreciate too much). But I got through this chapter still well before she could get her copy of the book, and I remember calling her when I finished it and just saying: Oh. My. Goodness. I knew as soon as I had read the battle in the sky that Deathly Hallows was going to be more intense, more exciting, and just crazier than any of the previous books. Whew!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, chapter four: ‘The Seven Potters’

~ by Josie on November 21, 2010.

5 Responses to “Deathly Hallows, Chapter Four”

  1. I noticed you haven’t changed the webstie banner yet. It is still art from HP and the Half Blood Prince.

  2. Sam, it often takes a few chapters before I get to a banner that fits (in fact, I’ve never changed the banner with the first chapter of a new book). Mostly this is due to the crazy shape that the images have to fit. But I also try to choose banner images that depict a scene that is a driving force behind the chapters I’m posting – and I would argue that Harry’s trip to the cave with Dumbledore is still very strong in his mind through this part of the story, even though it’s a new book. Remember that for Harry there aren’t breaks over the summers when the books end – he keeps living his life at the same old speed. :)

  3. Being at CHapter 4, did you mean “Hedwig dies” or “Mad-Eye dies” instead of “Harry dies”?

  4. Mario, no, I meant what I said – I was joking to give her a hard time. I hadn’t even gotten my book yet when she called. :)

  5. Good one!!

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