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JK Rowling celebrates 25 years of Harry Potter: 'Thank you, every reader' |  The art and literature

JK Rowling celebrates 25 years of Harry Potter: ‘Thank you, every reader’ | The art and literature

“25 years ago, I first saw ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ in a bookstore. It was one of the best moments of my life. Thank you, Bloomsbury wrote, for betting on a complete stranger,” Rowling recalls. An idea of ​​what was in store for me when I stood dumbfounded in the library, staring at my name at a published book. Thank you to every reader who boarded the Hogwarts Express in 1997 and stayed with Harry until the end. What a trip it was…”

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Nor does the Bloomsbury library itself allow the Silver Jubilee to pass. They released a special edition of the first Harry Potter book. It contains extras such as graphics from the J.K. Rowling archives and the cover is an original from 1997, made by Thomas Taylor. Fans will have to hurry to get hold of the collector’s item, because the unique edition has a limited edition and will only be on sale for one year. Make sure to check it out over here

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J.K. Rowling’s first book, “Harry Potter,” has a six-part sequel. The book series eventually scrolled through the (virtual) counter more than 500 million times. The films were also a huge hit and, according to Gamerant, have made more than $950 million (about 900 million euros).

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