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Review: Harry Potter #8 "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" by J.K.Rowling, John Tiffany, & Jack Thorne

August 17, 2016

 Title: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

 

Authors: J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, & Jack Thorne

 

Page Count: 308 (not including "About the Production")

 

Summary:

Nineteen years after the battle of Hogwarts...

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 a father of three school-age children.

While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son 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.

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne. It is the eighth Harry Potter story and the first to be officially presented on stage. This special rehearsal edition of the script brings the continued journey of Harry Potter and his friends and family to readers everywhere immediately following the play's world premiere in London's West End on July 30, 2016.

The stage production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Colin Callender, and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions.

 

Other Books in the Series: Harry Potter and the Sorcerers' StoneHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanHarry Potter and the Goblet of FireHarry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixHarry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

 

If You Liked This Book You May Like: 

The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling

Hogwarts Classics by J.K. Rowling

 

Our Review: 

This is a good book, however, I can tell that it is not a work entirely belonging to J.K. Rowling. It seems rather cliché, and I suppose in a play that is entertaining but in a book it feels undesirable. Though, it is a good book, I think I would enjoy it more as a play.

 

The Bottom Line: Better a play than a book, and obviously not entirely Rowling's writing.

 

 

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