Monday, January 15, 2007

Bungle in the Jungle

— Matt Harris @ 5:34 pm

Fic Title: Bungle in the Jungle
Author: JBern
Links: Bungle in the Jungle on, Bungle in the Jungle on
Content: M-Mature
Status: Complete
Rating: E-Excellent

A recommendation on the Dark Lord Potter forums pointed me at JBern’s AU summer of fifth year fic, Bungle in the Jungle.. After reading the first chapter, I was addicted. JBern is an superb storyteller and while there are a couple of grammatical errors here and there, the quality of the story is such that they barely seem noticeable.

One of the key features about the story is that it is written in the second person, which is very rare. It works out very well here, as JBern uses it to envelop the reader in Harry’s experience. The battle scenes in particular, benefit heavily from the usage of the second person.

Some of the key features in Bungle in the Jungle include:

Currently, Bungle in the Jungle is my favorite fic (at least of those that are regularly updated) and I recommend it highly.

Note: Bungle in the Jungle on requires registration to read. The registration is worth it despite the story also being on due to the high overall quality of

Update 05/20/07: Jbern has finished the story. Changed the Status to Complete.


2 responses to “Bungle in the Jungle”

  1. JBern says:

    Thanks for plugging my story, Matt. Out of curiousity, I googled my pen name and your site popped up. I hope you are continuing to enjoy Bungle and my other stories. Try “The Lie I’ve Lived” for a unique version of the Sorting Hat.

    Regards andcompliments on a nice looking website,

  2. JBern says:

    Just to let you know I have started posting the sequel to Bungle in the Jungle. I hope you enjoy.~Jim

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