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The Magical Worlds Of Harry Potter: A Treasury Of Myths, Legends And Fascinating Facts - David Colbert
The Magical Worlds Of Harry Potter: A Treasury Of Myths, Legends And Fascinating Facts
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J.K. Rowling fills her books with references to history, myths, legends and literature. This text presents the stories behind the stories. It includes encounters with wizards like Circe and Merlin, and real-life alchemists of the middle ages. Adding to the experience are writers as varied as... show more
J.K. Rowling fills her books with references to history, myths, legends and literature. This text presents the stories behind the stories. It includes encounters with wizards like Circe and Merlin, and real-life alchemists of the middle ages. Adding to the experience are writers as varied as William Shakespeare, Gustave Flaubert, Charles Dickens, Ovid, John Donne, J.R.R. Tolkien and Ursula K. Le Guin.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141314815 (0141314818)
ASIN: 141314818
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
3.0
This was an interesting book. It's a great introduction if you want to learn more about some of the references in the first four Harry Potter books. There were a lot of sections I wish Colbert would have elaborated more on, but he does a good job of giving some basics about various topics. Also, the...
October Tune
October Tune rated it
3.0 The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating Facts
Read this review, and many more on my blog October Tune!I really like non-fiction books about my favourite stories; like a Lexicon about Harry Potter, and the 3-Minute J.R.R. Tolkien biography that I read a couple of days ago. I don’t really remember how I found out about this book, but I bought it ...
All I Want in my Life
All I Want in my Life rated it
5.0 The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating Facts
Fascinating! I am making a point to read every page.
The YA Book Blog!
The YA Book Blog! rated it
Full review here on TotalTeenFictionI'm a huge Harry Potter fan and I love reading about the series (when I'm not reading the books themselves!) so when I spotted this book in a charity shop, I had to pick it up. The edition I have was published in 2001 and only focusses on the books that were relea...
KizunaYueMichaelis
KizunaYueMichaelis rated it
Me encantó este libro. Es corto pero muy útil si eres fanático de Harry Potter. Lástima que no sea tan largo; a veces parecía un resumen de un libro más completo, pero cuando lo encontré en la librería lo agarré sin dudarlo. Explica cosas que, cuando lo leí, no estaba tan enterada, como de dónde pro...
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