George handed the hairpin to Ron and, a moment later, Hedwig soared joyfully out of the window to glide along side them like a ghost.
Being a critic is easy.It can even be productive if it deepens our ability to appreciate fiction or sends us off to write stories of our own. But once you know the story as well as many of us do, I think there’s fresh joy in finding the thousand brief moments like this. One by one, they add up to make a rich fictional world and a plot that has a feeling of inevitability.
I’m loving Harry Potter all over again.