* AccidentalInnuendo: English speakers may have to be forgiven for initially assuming these books are satirical or even pornographic based on the name of the protagonist. It ''really'' doesn't help that the ''[[Film/TheSnowman2017 Snowman]]'' film actually pronounces it as "hole" rather than the proper "ho-lay."
* IronWoobie: Harry, big time -- especially in the last few books.