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Harry Potter is a series of fantasy novels written by British author J. K. Rowling. The novels chronicle the life of a young wizard , Harry Potter , and his friends Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley , all of whom are students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The main story arc concerns Harry's struggle against Lord Voldemort , a dark wizard who intends to become immortal, overthrow the wizard governing body known as the Ministry of Magic , and subjugate all wizards and muggles , a reference term that means non-magical people.
A series of many genres , including fantasy , drama , coming of age , and the British school story (which includes elements of mystery , thriller , adventure , horror and romance ), the world of Harry Potter explores numerous themes and includes many cultural meanings and references.  According to Rowling, the main theme is death.  Other major themes in the series include prejudice, corruption, and madness. 
Each novel chronicles one year in Harry's life  during the period from 1991 to 1998.  The books also contain many flashbacks , which are frequently experienced by Harry viewing the memories of other characters in a device called a Pensieve.