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Posted: 08 February 2007 at 9:34am | IP Logged

Harry Potter... I haven't read Lord of the Rings, but I've heard about it, and it seems very similar.... But still I'd prefer Harry Potter... There's something about JO's magic!!! Big smile

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Posted: 15 February 2007 at 8:46pm | IP Logged
me to HP.
cool_pooja IF-Sizzlerz

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Posted: 18 February 2007 at 12:11am | IP Logged
I havnt read Lord of Rings so i really cant comment bec in order to comment i need to read both. As far as HP is concerned, im a huge fan of it and im in all praises of it. Big smile
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Posted: 02 March 2007 at 8:11pm | IP Logged
harry potter
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Posted: 20 March 2007 at 6:48am | IP Logged
i tried reading LOTR but got lost half way thru... the narration is way too
detailed and the english is way too complicated... after i'd finish reading a
page or two, i'd have to go back to what i read before to understand what's
happening... this is the reason i prefer Harry Potter over LOTR... both are
great stories but JKR's writing style just keeps you glued to the books... she
gives enough details but never too much to move away from the story...

LOTR is more for the adult reader but HP is for anyone and everyone
MNMS Goldie

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Posted: 20 March 2007 at 9:14am | IP Logged
Harry Potter.. definitely.. thought i haven't read LOTR but still..HP RULZZZZ Big smile Thumbs Up
umrao_jaan Goldie

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Posted: 24 March 2007 at 3:50pm | IP Logged
I certainly prefer HARRY POTTER!!!!

Like Rashmi said, I started reading LOTR, but after around ten chapters I was lost. I didn't have any trouble with the story-it's a classic no doubt, but the history is too long and most of all the book was too huge and the letters too small that my eyes were aching in the end!!!

I prefer HP-as JK weaves a magic around us. She draws us into Harry's world and makes us feel with him-we cry, we hate, we love wih Harry.

Tolkein's works re classics, but HP have drawn our hearts in a simple style which we can relate to.
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Posted: 14 April 2007 at 8:06pm | IP Logged

Originally posted by preity*zinta

I've never read Lord of the Rings, I've heard a lot bout it .. but Nothing can beat Harry Potter.. J.K Rowlings is AMAZING! .. I love each and every HP book .. I just love how all the stories in HP play out

Same here, HP books have not yet dissapointed me. I've tried LODR, but didn't finish the book. I thought it was reeeeeally boringEmbarrassed

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