Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later. It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it... show more
The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later.
It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.
While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.
Publish date: 2016
Publisher: Little, Brown Company
Pages no: 343
Edition language: English
Series: Harry Potter (#8)
Let's start with positive - I liked Scorpius and Draco Malfoy really surprised me pleasantly. That's it. Now, let the rant begin. If I could separate it from Harry Potter books, it might be a rather good play but because it needs knowledge about Harry Potter characters I can't do this and it turn...
Better than I thought it would be.In my mind I definitely wasn't giving this one a fair chance. I don't like reading in playwright format, but I flew through this one. It's not even J.K. Rowling... but that didn't matter either. These two guys that wrote this one did her stories justice.Was I blown ...
Albus Severus Potter is sorted into Slytherin, and his only friend turns out to be Scorpius Malfoy, whose paternity is rumored to be Voldemort himself. Add to that the estrangement between Harry and his son, another uprising of dark powers, the emergence of a Time-Turner, Amos Diggory turning up at ...
It's a fun read, but it pales in comparison to Rowling's own work. One might say that the "magic" of the original series is missing....I'll show myself out.
I will keep this brief. There was little I liked about this book. The little there was were the three young characters Albus, Scorpius, and Rose. I loved that they were not cast as repeats of their parents and that their background did not determine their character or actions, which, I guess, it ...