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6 edition of Mr. Potter found in the catalog.

Mr. Potter

A Novel

by Jamaica Kincaid

  • 220 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7424548M
ISBN 100374528748
ISBN 109780374528744

The book is narrated in the first person from an almost cosmological perspective. It is an attempt to make sense of conditions where conditions are harsh beyond description, and where sense is a luxury, if not a fiction. "Mr. Potter was my father, and my father's name was Mr. . Mr. Dursley, a well-off Englishman, notices strange happenings on his way to work one day. That night, Albus Dumbledore, the head of a wizardry academy called Hogwarts, meets Professor McGonagall, who also teaches at Hogwarts, and a giant named Hagrid outside the Dursley home. Dumbledore tells.

China, at least its despotic regime, has essentially become sinister Mr. Potter from It’s A Wonderful Life. You’ll recall that Potter was the miserly, misanthropic rich banker who sought to pull Bedford Falls into his sinister grip. He had no friends in . Buy Harry Potter books from the Harry Potter Bookshop at Flourish and Blotts is the name of the book shop in Harry Potter.

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Potter is written in the same style of language circling as her Autobiography of My Mother. When I had read about 20 pages, I had to start over to determine if I had missed a transition in the storyline or if the author had omitted the transition - the latter being the correct answer.

In Mr. Potter the circular language almost demands that /5(14). The book Mr. Potter, speaks to the life of Mr. Potter, an illiterate chauffeur living on the island of Antigua.

We are told of his family history, given insight to his family tree and his overall life. I have to say, I did enjoy or appreciate this novel. I could not get over the constant repetition. I know it served a purpose but it was lost on me/5(59).

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