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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts I and II (English)(Hardcover) - John Tiffany & J K Rowling Jack Thorne
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts I and II (English)(Hardcover)
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Based on an original new story by J. K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play by Jack Thorne, is the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. It will receive its world premiere in London's West End on 30th July 2016. It was always... show more
Based on an original new story by J. K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play by Jack Thorne, is the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. It will receive its world premiere in London's West End on 30th July 2016. 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. About the Author J. K. Rowling is the author of the bestselling Harry Potter series of seven books, published between 1997 and 2007, which have sold over 450 million copies worldwide, are distributed in more than 200 territories and translated into 79 languages and have been turned into eight blockbuster films. She has written three companion volumes in aid of charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in aid of Comic Relief and The Tales of Beedle the Bard in aid of her children's charity Lumos. In 2012, J. K. Rowling's digital entertainment and e-commerce company Pottermore was launched, where fans can enjoy her new writing and immerse themselves deeper in the wizarding world. Her first novel for adult readers, The Casual Vacancy, was published in September 2012 and adapted for TV by the BBC in 2015. Her crime novels, written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, were published in 2013 (The Cuckoo's Calling), 2014 (The Silkworm) and 2015 (Career of Evil), and are to be adapted for a major new television series for BBC One, produced by Bront� Film and Television.
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9786127498500 (6127498503)
ASIN: 6127498503
Publisher: Little Brown; Special Rehearsal edition (1 August 2016)
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Harry Potter (#8)
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Mary's Books
Mary's Books rated it
5.0 Playing with the Past
Harry and Ginny are married and have three children together. The middle child is having a hard time adapting. He feels like he doesn't really belong and where he fits in, he is the Slytherin House. He has a friend in Draco Malfoy's son, Scorpius. Scorpius also doesn't feel like he belongs. He is ru...
nicky2910's book reviews
nicky2910's book reviews rated it
1.5 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by JK Rowling & John Tiffany, Jack Thorne
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 ...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
1.5 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
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 ...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
3.0 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
I knew the general consensus about this book was that it was a disappointment, which put me off reading it for awhile. So I was a little surprised as I began it, because I was really enjoying it and didn't understand why there was a fuss. Then Act 1, Scene 10 happened. Now I get it, because from...
Ravenclaw Tower
Ravenclaw Tower rated it
1.0 Nope.
Placing J.K. Rowling's name big and center is very misleading considering how the story wasn't her idea. She was simply a contributor of facts concerning the wizarding world and its complex characters, which was unfortunately wasted on a watered down story of something that was perfect on its own. I...
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