Originally Posted by DuckieTigger
It is no different than aLord of the Rings content wise. There is a chance he might not like it, as Harry (our narrator) has a weird sense of humor. But if he does like it, there is no reason not to let him read it. Sure there is violence, but so far fetched from reality that it is clear that it is fiction. There is not many younger people either for him to associate.
I'm quite sure he would love the books"in principal" it's just too violent for a 12 year old. there's sexual and sexually violent scenes in it.