Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the seventh and final novel in the Harry Potter series. It is set primarily in the fictional wizarding world during the 1990s. The Italian edition was published in 2007 by Salani, with illustrations by Serena Riglietti and translated by Beatrice Masini. Contrary to what happened with the films taken from the other books in the saga, The film adaptation for this book was divided into two films, both directed by David Yates. The frist part was released worlwide on November 19, 2010, while the second part on July, 13, 2011.
Part 1: Without the guidance and protection of their professors, Harry, Ron and Hermione begin a mission to destroy the Horcruxes, the sources of Voldemort’s immortality. Though they must rely on one another more than ever, dark forces threaten to tear them apart. Voldemort’s Death Eaters have seized control of the Ministry of Magic and Hogwarts, and they are searching for Harry. Harry and his friends prepare for the ultimate showdown.
Part 2: A clash between good and evil awaits as young Harry , Ron and Hermione prepare for a final battle against Lord Voldemort . Harry has grown into a steely lad on a mission to rid the world of evil. The friends must search for the Horcruxes that keep the dastardly wizard immortal. Harry and Voldemort meet at Hogwarts Castle for an epic showdown. The snake is killed and Voldemort, weakened, is definitively defeated.
On her website J.K.Rowling said, “While each of the previous Potter books has strong claims on my affections, Deathly Hallows is my favourite, and that is the most wonderful way to finish the series.“