Finished Harry

I just finished Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, which I enjoyed very much. The ridiculous number of wankers willing to spoil the ending made me read it faster than I’d have liked, but there was no way around that. I managed to avoid direct knowledge of the conclusion through backing out of websites very quickly, turning off the radio etc., but I had my suspicions based on various subtle hints from around the web. Still, it could have been worse, and I was on tenterhooks for the last fifth of the novel. Just another two / three years to wait until the necessarily explosive conclusion to the series, now…