Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
Features
Newletters and Alerts

Buy now from Random House

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Written by J.K. Rowling
    Read by Jim Dale
  • Format: Unabridged Compact Disc | ISBN: 9780307283658
  • Our Price: $75.00
  • Quantity:
See more online stores - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Written by J.K. RowlingAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by J.K. Rowling
Read by Jim DaleAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Jim Dale

Audio Editions

$75.00

Read by Jim Dale
On Sale: July 16, 2005
ISBN: 978-0-307-28365-8
More Info...
Listen to an excerpt
Visit RANDOM HOUSE AUDIO to learn more about audiobooks.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Cover

Bookmark,
Share & Shelve:

  • Add This - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Email this page - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Print this page - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
ABOUT THE BOOK ABOUT THE BOOK
ABOUT THE AUTHOR ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Categories for this book
Tags for this book (powered by Library Thing)
fantasy (5464) fiction (3455) harry potter (2049) magic (1844) young adult (975) wizards (769) ya (541) children's (524) children (429) adventure (360) novel (291) witches (289) children's literature (283) england (241) hogwarts (184) children's fiction (183) british (182) friendship (181) boarding school (159) juvenile (129) kids (118) mystery (116) j.k. rowling (110) death (106) wizardry (105) witchcraft (99) potter (89) coming of age (88) youth (81) english (64) teen (63) children's books (60) juvenile fiction (60) 21st century (55) literature (55) movie (52) harry potter series (51) orphans (45) family (44) young adult fiction (43) sff (43) uk (40) children's book (40) fantasy fiction (39) supernatural (38) voldemort (37) made into movie (37) british literature (37) dumbledore (36) science fiction (35) good vs. evil (35) friends (35) snape (34) 2000s (32) classic (30) contemporary (30) speculative fiction (30) urban fantasy (30) sorcery (28) orphan (28) sf (28) school stories (27) britain (26) action (25) epic (25) love (25) romance (24) children's fantasy (24) modern fantasy (24) evil (24) bildungsroman (22) modern (22) contemporary fantasy (22) spells (21) juvenile literature (21) boarding schools (21) suspense (20) 20th century (20) schools (20) contemporary fiction (19) war (19) young adult literature (18) potions (18) werewolves (17) jeunesse (16) humor (16) murder (16) horcruxes (16) classics (16) kidlit (16) wands (15) green dragon (14) growing up (14) hermione (14) mythology (14) high school (14) paranormal (14) adolescence (14) prince (14) magical (13) british fiction (13) english literature (13) good and evil (13) muggles (12) great britain (12) boys (12) magic school (12) french (12) ya fantasy (12) childhood (12) owls (12) horcrux (11) female author (11) women authors (11) dark (11) british author (11) teenagers (10) banned (10) male protagonist (10) loss (10) hermione granger (10) destiny (10) magi (10) scotland (10) ghosts (9) europe (9) half-blood prince (9) velhot (9) betrayal (9) mythical creatures (9) drama (9) adolescent (9) adult (9) fandom (9) grief (9) child (8) teen fiction (8) action/adventure (8) muggle (8) magical realism (8) alternate reality (8) severus snape (8) hero (8) fantasy series (8) quidditch (8) dragons (8) magicians (8) sad (8) banned books (8) loyalty (7) quest (7) secrets (7) zauberei (7) thriller (7) jim dale (7) youth fiction (7) film (7) relationships (7) speculative (7) memories (7) giants (7) world building (6) sacrifice (6) green (6) movies (6) young adults (6) prophecy (6) education (6) german (6) violence (6) london (6) courage (6) juvenile fantasy (5) trust (5) default (5) horror (5) series fiction (5) junior fiction (5) pop culture (5) female authors (5) zombies (5) epic fantasy (5) danger (5) scary (5) teenage (5) draco malfoy (5) children fantasy (5) comedy (5) gryffindor (5) modern fiction (5) british fantasy (4) young fiction (4) witches and wizards (4) alternate world (4) bravery (4) angst (4) magical powers (4) alternate universe (4) 21st century fiction (4) high fantasy (4) eventyr (4) vampires (4) challenged (4) leisure (4) heroes (4) immortality (4) junior (4) invisibility (4) jugend (4) ragazzi (4) fantasy novel (4) children's stories (4) amazon (4) women writers (4) magical creatures (4) politics (4) memory (4) children fiction (4) poison (4)
fantasy (5464) fiction (3455) harry potter (2049) magic (1844)
» see more tags
young adult (975) wizards (769) ya (541) children's (524) children (429) adventure (360) novel (291) witches (289) children's literature (283) england (241) hogwarts (184) children's fiction (183) british (182) friendship (181) boarding school (159) juvenile (129) kids (118) mystery (116) j.k. rowling (110) death (106) wizardry (105) witchcraft (99) potter (89) coming of age (88) youth (81) english (64) teen (63) children's books (60) juvenile fiction (60) 21st century (55) literature (55) movie (52) harry potter series (51) orphans (45) family (44) young adult fiction (43) sff (43) uk (40) children's book (40) fantasy fiction (39) supernatural (38) voldemort (37) made into movie (37) british literature (37) dumbledore (36) science fiction (35) good vs. evil (35) friends (35) snape (34) 2000s (32) classic (30) contemporary (30) speculative fiction (30) urban fantasy (30) sorcery (28) orphan (28) sf (28) school stories (27) britain (26) action (25) epic (25) love (25) romance (24) children's fantasy (24) modern fantasy (24) evil (24) bildungsroman (22) modern (22) contemporary fantasy (22) spells (21) juvenile literature (21) boarding schools (21) suspense (20) 20th century (20) schools (20) contemporary fiction (19) war (19) young adult literature (18) potions (18) werewolves (17) jeunesse (16) humor (16) murder (16) horcruxes (16) classics (16) kidlit (16) wands (15) green dragon (14) growing up (14) hermione (14) mythology (14) high school (14) paranormal (14) adolescence (14) prince (14) magical (13) british fiction (13) english literature (13) good and evil (13) muggles (12)
» hide
Synopsis

Synopsis

The war against Voldemort is not going well: even Muggle governments are noticing. Ron scans the obituary pages of The Daily Prophet looking for familiar names. Dumbledore is absent from Hogwarts for long stretches of time, and the Order of the Phoenix has already suffered losses.

And yet...

As in all wars, life goes on. Sixth-year students learn to Apparate--and lose a few eyebrows in the process. The Weasley twins expand their business. Teenagers flirt and fight and fall in love. Classes are never straightforward, though Harry receives some extraordinary help from the mysterious Half-Blood Prince.

So it's the home front that takes center stage in the multilayered sixth installment of the story of Harry Potter. Here at Hogwarts, Harry will search for the full and complex story of the boy who became Lord Voldemort--and thereby find what may be his only vulnerability.
J.K. Rowling|Jim Dale

About J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
J. K. (Joanne Kathleen) Rowling was born in the summer of 1965 at Yate General Hospital in England and grew up in Chepstow, Gwent.

Jo left Chepstow for Exeter University, where she earned a French and Classics degree. As a postgraduate she moved to London to work at Amnesty International, doing research into human rights abuses in Francophone Africa. She started writing the Harry Potter series during a Manchester to London King’s Cross train journey, and during the next five years, outlined the plots for each book and began writing the first novel.

Jo then moved to northern Portugal, where she taught English as a foreign language. She married in October 1992 and gave birth to her daughter Jessica in 1993. When her marriage ended, she returned to the UK to live in Edinburgh, where Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone was eventually completed and in 1996 she received an offer of publication. The following summer the world was introduced to Harry Potter.

The Harry Potter series is distributed in over 200 territories and has been translated into 65 languages.

About Jim Dale

Jim Dale - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Jim Dale has won a record ten Audie Awards, two Grammy® Awards, and seven Grammy® nominations as a narrator. As an actor, he has received a British Academy Award nomination, a Tony® Award, five Tony® nominations, and four Drama Desk Awards. As a writer, he has received an Academy Award® nomination for the song "Georgy Girl." Visit Jim online at www.Jim-Dale.com.

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. ROWLING
  • July 16, 2005
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Listening Library (Audio)
  • $75.00
  • 9780307283658

Your E-Mail Address
send me a copy

Recipient's E-Mail Address
(multiple addresses may be separated by commas)

A personal message: