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Goblet of Fire

The Rowling Magazine Issue #72 · December 2022

Harry Potter and A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol is nothing like Harry Potter, except in all the ways it is the same. The two stories happen in different centuries, have wildly different protagonists and outcomes. But they are both alike in dignity, in moral conviction and in a hundred details. A warm-hearted giant, the ghost of an old friend, a […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #71 · November 2022

Book four: The Age Line

In the fourth Harry Potter book, the young wizard craves a quiet life. But death is close at hand and the end of innocence is inevitable. Harry Potter is too young to compete in the Triwizard Tournament, which comes as a relief. After three years getting battered by various dark forces he has had enough […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #70 · October 2022

The Dementor Metaphor

Shorn of world-building Prisoner of Azkaban is the story of one boy’s struggle with depression, as Harry Potter comes to terms with the murder of his parents. Harry’s depression is manifested in the terrifying form of the Dementors of Azkaban, which threaten to consume his soul. Depression is the adversary he must overcome to survive […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #53 · May 2021

The Daily Prophet - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

The evolution of The Daily Prophet

The Daily Prophet newspaper has been used as a key element throughout the Harry Potter series both to provide a broader view of the goings-on in the Wizarding community and at times to deliver important clues and information to move the main plot of the story forward. Besides the fact that the newspapers contain moving […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #43 · July 2020

The Goblet of Fire - By Juan Anachuri

20 years of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

On July 8, 2020, Harry Potter fans celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the release of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Let’s dive into the pensieve and reminisce about this amazing day in 2000. The title of Book Four changed multiple times before it became Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. In an […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #34 · October 2019

Early review of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Illustrated Edition

By Fernando Álvarez The illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is finally hitting bookshelves this month. Two years after the release of Prisoner of Azkaban’s own illustrated version, we are finally able to immerse ourselves into Jim Kay’s interpretation of the events in the fourth instalment. One of the lingering questions […]

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