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JK Rowling (hardcover edition) (Literary Companion to Contemporary Authors)

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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy fiction, English,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Children,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • History and criticism,
  • English-speaking countries,
  • American - General,
  • Books & Reading,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Books and reading,
  • Rowling, J. K,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections,
  • Children"s stories, English,
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7898245M
    ISBN 100737716681
    ISBN 109780737716689
    OCLC/WorldCa51445814


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JK Rowling (hardcover edition) (Literary Companion to Contemporary Authors) by Gary Wiener Download PDF EPUB FB2

J.K. Rowling is the author of the much-loved series of seven Harry Potter novels, originally published between and Along with the three companion books written for charity, the series has sold over million copies, been translated into 80 languages, and made into eight blockbuster films.

J.K. Rowling was born on July 31 of in Yate, Gloucestershire, England. Her progenitors are Peter James Rowling and Anne Rowling. Just before she turned 2 years old, her sister Dianne was born.

When she was young, she attended St Michael´s primary school. She has been a. The fifth book, Troubled Blood, will be published in J.K. Rowling’s Harvard commencement speech was published in as an illustrated book, Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination (Sphere), and sold in aid.

J.K. Rowling is best known as the British author of the Harry Potter series, the bestselling book series in history with more than million copies sold and one of the most popular movie series of all time.

She also writes novels for adults, including crime novels under the pen name Robert Galbraith. J.K. Rowling lives in Edinburgh with her. The book Who is J.k. Rowling was a cool book because I really know nothing about here one of litle things I know about here is that she writes Harry Potter books and one of the man charecters in the books is Harry.

It gae me a lot more info on here. one of the intresrting facts was that she has a couple of kids a Daughter named Jessica, a son /5. This is the first time I have ever read a JK Rowling book and it probably won't be the last. Nothing like I expected. A gritty no nonsense book with a touch of realism.

The Story begins with the death of Councillor Barry Fairbrother opening up a casual vacancy which leads to tensions between different sides - the Pagford middle classes and the /5(K). "Who Is J.K. Rowling" is an entertaining and quick read at just pages. The following is a micro-sampler of what is contained in this book: Chapter 2: A Flying Car (commences on page 21): Key details from Rowling's childhood are discussed, along with some of her favorite books.

J.K. Rowling is of course the infamous English author, who wrote the Harry Potter series of books (I still prefer Enid Blyton!). Probably the most famous author in the world, Rowling was the first author to become a billionaire. On top of the Harry Potter series, JK Rowling has written a few supplemental books that tie in to the Harry Potter.

J.K. Rowling, is a British author and screenwriter best known for her seven-book Harry Potter children's book series. The series has sold more than million copies and was adapted into a. Rowling has also published the novel A Casual Vacancy and several books in the Cormoran Strike series under the pen name Robert Galbraith.

Bestsellers. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter Series #1) by J. Rowling. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book.

“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” was a global bestseller inand Rowling went on to add six more books to the series — one for each year of Harry’s education at : Hannah Sparks.

Inon a four-hour-delayed train from Manchester to London, J. Rowling conceived of the idea of a boy wizard named Harry Potter. Upon arriving in London, she began immediately writing the first book in the saga. Rowling's true-life, rags-to-riches story is as compelling as the world of Hogwarts that she created/5(59).

The life J.K. Rowling leads today is so foreign from the one she led in the s that even her name has changed. Known worldwide as J.K.

Rowling, the author’s middle initial is non-existent in her legal name. She was told by publishers that young boys might be less likely to read a book penned by a woman and that she should use initials instead.

JK Rowling backs crime writing scheme for BAME and working-class women The author is supporting the Killer Women mentoring programme saying she knows how hard it is to be unknown Published: 10 Apr.

Cormoran Strike Book 5 by J.K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith and will arrive Fall Here's what we know about the novel's release date. A new exhibition at the British Library in London reveals how author J.K.

Rowling relied on the real history of magic and alchemy to create her wizarding world in ‘Harry Potter.’ Updated Oct. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Pdf Book by JK Rowling most reviews were quite favorable, commenting on Rowling’s imagination, humor, simple, direct style, and smart plot construction, although some complained that the last chapters seemed rushed.

Though some commentators thought the book looked backward to Victorian and Edwardian. Rowling made her first foray into adult fiction with The Casual Vacancy (; TV miniseries ), a contemporary social satire set in a small English town.

In it was revealed that the author had penned the crime novel The Cuckoo’s Calling, using the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The Silkworm—the second book in the series, which centred on the detective Cormoran Strike, a down-on. In my view, Rowling's best books were in the Harry Potter series.

Which book is the best will depend on your judgment. But for me, the seventh was the best. This was the climax, when everything came together. It could have gone badly.

It went bril. Harry Potter's JK Rowling has announced four new books, which will transport fans into their very own Hogwarts class.; If you've ever wanted to be a pro at the Dark Arts, Potions, Magical.

The stories, which are available Wednesday for preorder, come after Rowling said the eighth installment in the beloved book series, Harry Potter and.

J.K. Rowling. 5, likes 10, talking about this. J.K. Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter series of books, published between andand 'The Casual Vacancy', published in Followers: M.

And seems to be her best year to date. 10 years after the final Harry Potter book and six years after the final film, Rowling was the highest paid novelist in the world, and Forbes ranked her Author: Jay Reed.

Ap - BST Aisha Nozari Like many of us, author JK Rowling is trying to stay busy while the world remains on lockdown. On Tuesday, the superstar author rearranged her book.

From the Sorting Hat to wand woods, the Marauder’s Map and more. Discover the writing and content released by J.K. Rowling on now available on Wizarding World. JK Rowling has announced the launch of a brand new resource for fans called Harry Potter at well as giving teachers an open license to read aloud all seven books to their classes virtually Author: Elena Chabo.

J. Rowling: By the Book Oct. 11, The author of Harry Potter and, now, “The Casual Vacancy,” says her favorite literary character is Jo March: “It is. The last book in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was published all the way back in Since then, J.K.

Rowling has kept up a prolific pace with her : Jessica Rawden. Back inJ.K. Rowling wrote a synopsis of the first “Harry Potter” book to send to publishers, and it was flatly rejected.

Today, 20 years after the beloved series was finally published, the world can read the summary so many passed : Cavan Sieczkowski. InJK Rowling was still a jobbing author rather than a worldwide superstar richer than the Queen, so there are a reasonable number of signed first.

The author's first book for adults features drugs, sex and swearing – things that Harry Potter probably never dreamed of Read the full review of JK Rowling's The Casual VacancyAuthor: Theo Tait.

JK Rowling finished the seventh and final Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, at the Balmoral Hotel. The Balmoral Hotel is a 5-star 19th century luxury hotel located next to the Waverley train station in Edinburgh.

Rowling said she was feeling distracted at home and wanted to get away for a little while to finish the ending. How to Contact JK Rowling. JK Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter series of books and many others. She appreciates fan mail, but since she receives so much of it, she has asked that it all be sent via her publishers.

The only way for 85%(86). The book received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly ("a stellar debut") and Library Journal ("totally engrossing") and, at the time that the pseudonym was revealed had sold perhaps copies in hardcover in the UK and in the USA.

InJ.K. Rowling collaborated with Jack Thorne and John Tiffany on an original new story for the stage. The stage play, written by Jack Thorne based on an original new story by Rowling, Thorne and John Tiffany, was the bestselling book of in the U.S., U.K.

and a number of other countries. N early seven years after publishing the final book in the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling has given fans an update on the beloved wizard in new writing published to her website Pottermore. Rowling has since become the UK's best-selling living author, her books have brought in more than $25 billion and sold more copies than any other book series, and the newest installment in the.

But today, Rowling announced that the script of the play will in fact be released as a two-part book, at a.m. on J But during this trying time Rowling still found the energy to chip away at the book. Finally, inRowling completed the manuscript for Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (later known in.

Category: JK Rowling The century-old Order was started by King George V in June in recognition of exceptional accomplishments in the arts, literature, music, science, politics, and religion.

It is a special award held by no more than 65 people at any one time, and one which recognises contributions of national significance. Cormoran Strike strikes again.

The detective created by J.K. Rowling, writing under the name Robert Galbraith, returns in a new mystery, "Lethal White," on Sept. 18 (Mulholland Books).

Neil Blair – JK Rowling’s literary agent. JK Rowling’s book agent is British lawyer Neil Blair with The Blair Partnership. Blair has been JK Rowling’s book agent since sincewhen he left his job as Warner Bros.’ head of business affairs in Europe.