This new book, says Hermione Lee, “brings McGahern richly back to life on the page.”
When Ron is dragged into a shack by a large black dog, Harry and Hermione follow as the true identities are revealed.
“I was the Hermione,” she said, referring to the brainy Harry Potter character.
The Horcrux causes turmoil in its wearer, leading Ron to storm off when he believes Harry and Hermione are having an affair.
The real magic happens when Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for the stone when they believe it is in peril.
Hermione blushed, and looked away towards the distant woods.
It is still possible that the Hermione may be charged with them.
I recollect now how disappointed Hermione looked when she read the will.
He hastened to relieve her, while Hermione murmured regrets that he wasn't staying.
The knowledge has crushed me, Hermione; it has made me hate myself and love you.