I’ve stuck to my challenge and read book two of the Harry Potter series! After The Philosopher’s Stone, I was left wanting a bit more of the gritty stuff, and more of an exciting conclusion. Despite readers telling me to be wary of the Chamber of Secrets, I found this book gave me just what I wanted! I suppose I went into it with low expectations, but maybe that’s the best way to go in to any story.
Before starting book two I paid a visit to Edinburgh, and my boyfriend (who owns two wands and probably a secret cloak that I don’t know about) took great pleasure in showing me the café where Rowling started writing the series, and the cemetery where she apparently got inspiration for character names. Look, it’s Voldemort’s grave!