Bringing fresh ideas and thought to the table, this unauthorized guide is the perfect read for Harry Potter fans as they finish the series with book seven. This whirlwind tour of Harry Potter?s universe uncovers unexpected truths and speculates on unanswered questions, such as What could have happened to sort Harry into Slytherin? Why are Hermione?s parents dentists and why don?t we see more of them? Why doesn?t Hogwarts teach writing of literature? The books? 25 most satisfying moments are outlined, as well as four of its weakest. In a light, appealingly conversational tone, this companion to the series covers books one through six, analyzes the main characters from different angles, and provides a checklist of unanswered questions to compare to the revelations of the seventh book.