An Overview of the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Audiobook

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, written by J.K. Rowling, is the third book of the Harry Potter Series. The book follows the life of Harry potter, a third year student at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardly. It was published on 8th July 1999 in the United Kingdom by Bloomsbury and on 8th September 1999 in the United States by Scholastic Inc. it won the 1999 Bram Stoker Award, Whitbread Children’s Book Award, and the 2000 Locus Award for the Top Fantasy Novel among other several awards. The book had a film adaption that was released in 2004. Currently, the book, as well as, the whole series is available in the audiobook format. The Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Audiobook version has gained popularity because of its ease of access and understanding.

Harry Potter Book 3 Plot Summary

The book begins with Harry at Dursleys where he receives news that Sirius Black, a prisoner, has escaped prisoner. Her Aunt, Margie, pays them a visit but ends up insulting Harry and his parents. He runs away and travels to Diagon Alley. He meets the Minister for Magic who convinces him to stay until the start of the school calendar at Hogwarts. Before leaving for Hogwarts, he learns that the escaped prisoner is a convicted murder and is after his life. At Hogwarts, he experiences problems with the Dementors, but Lupin teaches him how to repel them.

While on an illegal visit to Hogsmeade, he overhears his teachers saying that the prisoner is a friend to his parents among other negative things. Later on, he joins Ron and Hermione in an attempt to save Buckbeak from being executed. While on their way back to Hogwarts, Lupin transforms into a werefolf and adopts violent behaviors. Black prevents him from attacking the other guys. They all lose consciousness when some Dementors approach them. Using a time-turner, they get rid of the Dementor’s kiss that would have removed their soul. At the end, Harry returns to the Dursleys. The whole of this plot is explicitly presented in the audio version of the book.

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