Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is a children’s audiobook written by J.K. Rowling and read by Stephen Fry. It is the second book in the Harry Potter series, following Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. The story follows young wizard Harry Potter as he navigates his way through life at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, battles He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named with friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, solves mysterious puzzles called chambers of secrets, retrieves an important item for Headmaster Albus Dumbledore from inside a spiders’ nest, gets tricked into freeing Draco Malfoy from detention—and relaxes during school break at The Burrow with Weasleys’.
For who is this book for ?
- Engaging and exciting story that will keep children entertained
- Well written with great characterization
- Read by Stephen Fry, who does a fantastic job
- It drags in places
- The characters are one-dimensional and not very likable
- It’s a bit boring
Learn more about the author
J.K. Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter series, which has become a global phenomenon. The books have been translated into 79 languages and sold more than 450 million copies worldwide. Originally written for children, they are also widely read by adults.
“Stephen Fry’s narration is not to be missed–his characterizations are spot on, and his pacing brings the story alive. Highly recommended for all ages.”
“Stephen Fry does a great job narrating this story. He makes it exciting and engaging to listen to, which is important for a book like this that can be long and dry at times.”
“This is a really good book and I would recommend it to anyone who likes mystery books. It’s the second in the Harry Potter series, and if you liked the first one you’ll like this too.”
“If you enjoyed listening to Philosopher’s Stone, Chamber of Secrets will keep you entertained with more magical adventures at Hogwarts. Stephen Fry does a fantastic job reading the story and making all the characters come to life.”