Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Summary – Story of Orphan Child

Before starting Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Summary, let’s discuss the author J. K. Rowling (Joanne Rowling), who was born in 31 July 1965. J. K. Rowling is a British novelist, philanthropist, film producer, television producer and screenwriter. She’s known for her famous book Harry Potter fantasy series. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published in 26 June 1997 (UK) and 1 September 1998 (US).

Harry Potter books list

  1. Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone (1997)
  2. Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets (1998)
  3. Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban (1999)
  4. Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire (2000)
  5. Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix (2003)
  6. Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince (2005)
  7. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows (2007)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Summary

Harry Potter a little ten year old child who was an orphan had to live with his aunt and uncle and a child of them. His aunt was Peyunia and Uncle was Vernon whereas they both had a child named Dudley was a spoiled child and used to bully Harry. The family never liked Harry and they were just tolerating him. However, one find morning Harry got hands on a letter which was sent on his name and the moment he was opening it the Uncle Vernon took it and tore it up. Every time Harry received a letter he was not allowed to read it and rather the letters were being torn by uncle. Somehow the family had to go and live on a small island and there they met Hagrid who told them that Harry has been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry since he himself is wizard and his parents were also witch and wizard and were killed by Voldemort who is a wizard too, he also told them that harry has a scar on his forehead which is a lightning bolt.

Harry when reached the school he was found to be in one of the four houses in which the students are divided, the four houses are named as Slytherin, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff and Gryffindor. Harry was given a position in the Gryffindor and there he found two new friends named as Ron and Hermione. Harry attained a significant position in the house since he was good at flying on a broomstick and also had an enemy by then named as Malfoy who was from the house Slytherin. Draco wanted to trouble Harry and his friends and he made them break a rule of the school by leaving their rooms at night, in an event to protect themselves the three boys ended up in front of the dog who was guarding the trapdoor.

Harry got to know that he has been hated by disliked by Professor Snape and in the meanwhile he also found a cloak of invisibility which belonged to his gather and was a Christmas gift for Harry. He also came across a mirror named as Mirror of Erised which made him have a look at his parents but later on it was revealed that the mirror shows the desires a person has in his heart deeply. Finally the three fiends identified that the treasure on the other side of the trapdoor is the philosopher’s stone and this stone may transform any kind of metal to the gold and may also award a person with immorality. Also they got to know that the evil wizard,

Voldemort who killed Harry’s parents has been killing all the unicorns and somehow Snape has been involved with the evil wizard and that both will be stealing the stone making it used wrongly. The students passed the dog and also came across different spells which they had to defeat on their way, they end to going behind the door in that room they came across professor Quirrell and he was not aware of how to get hands on the stone and asked Harry to try it. Harry got hands on the stone and got to know that it was not Professor Quirrell but Voldemort the evil wizard who took off his turban and revealed himself to have the stone. They both came into fight and Harry got unconscious, upon waking up he got to know that he was saved by Dumbledore and Voldemort left and the stone was destroyed.

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