Read Online J.K. Rowling’s New Harry Potter Story: The First Glimpse of Harry as an Adult

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Quick note: Earlier this year, J. K. Rowling began writing new stories about the 2014 Quidditch World Cup Finals for Pottermore, the website for all things Harry Potter. Today, she followed up with a story that takes the form of an article published in The Daily Prophet: “Dumbledore’s Army Reunites at Quidditch World Cup Final” by Rita Skeeter. Here, Rowling gives us the first glimpse of the adult Harry Potter.

About to turn 34, there are a couple of threads of silver in the famous Auror’s black hair, but he continues to wear the distinctive round glasses that some might say are better suited to a style-deficient twelve-year-old. The famous lightning scar has company: Potter is sporting a nasty cut over his right cheekbone. Requests for information as to its provenance merely produced the usual response from the Ministry of Magic: ‘We do not comment on the top secret work of the Auror department, as we have told you no less than 514 times, Ms. Skeeter.’ So what are they hiding? Is the Chosen One embroiled in fresh mysteries that will one day explode upon us all, plunging us into a new age of terror and mayhem?

You can read the full story on Pottermore, where registration is required. Or the complete story can also be read on Today.com (without registration).

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  • JSintheStates says:

    Bleak! Is that what being a multi-billionaire deos to you? If this is a teaser for a sequel, I’m not interested!

  • Chris says:

    I would love for J.K.Rowling to make a story (or a couple) and the kids of Harry, Ron and Hermoine explaining their lives and have like a evil plot or something. Basically, Harry Potter’s story but with Albus Severus Potter and others as the main characters!

  • bob says:

    i love the movies and books of harry potter
    love from Montana

  • makayla says:

    i would love if they did i love harry potter i always do harry potter birthdays im only 9 but i would love if they made them a grown up version i love pottermore i have not read it yet still waiting hope its here soon because i have a birthday party on may 15 cant wait till new harry potter

  • m. raghunandan says:

    happy birthday

  • m. raghunandan says:

    looking forward to read many more books by JKR

  • Harry Potter has a spectacular story

  • Deh! says:

    A first glimpse of an adult who’s stuck now living a live who’s dullness is only comparable to the Rowling’s creation, one of the dullest franchise in the history of movie franchises. Seriously each episode following the boy wizard and his pals from Hogwarts Academy as they fight assorted villains has been indistinguishable from the others. Aside from the gloomy imagery, the series’ only consistency has been its lack of excitement and ineffective use of special effects, all to make magic unmagical, to make action seem inert.

    Perhaps the die was cast when Rowling vetoed the idea of Spielberg directing the series; she made sure the series would never be mistaken for a work of art that meant anything to anybody?just ridiculously profitable cross-promotion for her books. The Harry Potter series might be anti-Christian (or not), but it’s certainly the anti-James Bond series in its refusal of wonder, beauty and excitement. No one wants to face that fact. Now, thankfully, they no longer have to.

    >a-at least the books were good though

    “No!”

    The writing is dreadful; the book was terrible. As I read, I noticed that every time a character went for a walk, the author wrote instead that the character “stretched his legs.”

    I began marking on the back of an envelope every time that phrase was repeated. I stopped only after I had marked the envelope several dozen times. I was incredulous. Rowling’s mind is so governed by cliches and dead metaphors that she has no other style of writing. Later I read a lavish, loving review of Harry Potter by the same Stephen King. He wrote something to the effect of, “If these kids are reading Harry Potter at 11 or 12, then when they get older they will go on to read Stephen King.” And he was quite right. He was not being ironic. When you read “Harry Potter” you are, in fact, trained to read Stephen King.

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