The most famous magician of the world is back - at midnight on July 31 started selling the new Harry Potter book. The eighth part of the famous series of novels by British writer JK Rowling called "Harry Potter and the cursed child" ( "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child").
For the first time a new story about a wizard with round glasses was published in an unusual format - in the form of a play. Continuation of the "Harry Potter" co-written with playwright and screenwriter Jack Thorne and directed by John Tiffany. It was originally planned only to play, but then Rowling received a large number of emails from frustrated fans with requests to release a printed version of the play.
On the occasion of the premiere in the UK booksellers have been themed costume parties. Pottermania in Germany will have to wait: the German version of the new book will be released only on September 24 this year. In Russian "Harry Potter and the cursed child" will be available in November, and the English-language edition is available this week.
The play "Harry Potter and the cursed child" comes 19 years after the Battle of Hogwarts, described at the end of the seventh novel by JK Rowling. In the new book, the wizard is presented in an unexpected role: he is married to Ginny Weasley, has three children and works in the Ministry of Magic.
The story begins with a dialogue Harry and his younger son, Albus Severus, who first have to go to Hogwarts. Son very nervous about the faculty selection: he fears that the Sorting Hat send him in Slytherin.
Departments in the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry perform a particular function, they become a second family for the student. Throughout the novel Albus will struggle with the paternal glory, and Harry himself - with the last load. That is why a beginner magician makes friends with Scorpius Malfoy, son of the evil enemy of Harry Potter. Both children suffer from their parents' fame.
Users of social networks with humor reacted to the release of the new novel by JK Rowling's "Harry Potter and the cursed child". Many offer options comic titles eighth of adventure wizard from Hogwarts, playing what is happening in the book, and some drew attention to its high cost
It should be recalled that the series has gained immense popularity and commercially successful worldwide. The novels have been translated into 78 languages. In total, it sold more than 450 million copies of the books about the adventures of Harry Potter and his friends.