On this day 20 years ago, The Philosopher's Stone, the first book in the 7-book Harry Potter series was published.
I cannot say what others have already, or say it any better. I'm just going to acknowledge that thought in my post.
There really is nothing to say; other than thank-you to my sister, for persuading me to give them a try, to Jo for writing 7 amazing books, and for Bloomsbury / Raincoast for publishing them (and for putting out those nice, sleek, black dustjacket editions).
If you never read the books before, or are in dire need of a complete set, let me help you: (search by copying + pasting these ISBN's)
- 7 book paperback boxed set ISBN: 9781408856789