Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

The Rowling Magazine Issue #73 · January 2023

That Skeeter Woman

“Attractive blonde Rita Skeeter, forty-three, whose savage quill has punctured many inflated reputations…” Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – Warming up the Quick Quotes Quill Rita Skeeter is a talented journalist who uses her gifts not for good or evil but for commercial gain: to profit the Prophet. Introduced in Goblet of Fire, […]

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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 #72 · December 2022

Hermione & Ron: why this couple works

It is in hindsight when some things become crystal clear. This sentiment alludes to one of the most unassuming pairing in the entire Harry Potter series – Hermione Granger and Ronald Weasley. We were introduced to Hermione and Ron in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Their first contact was in the train compartment to […]

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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 #69 · September 2022

The Ink Black Prince

Connections between The Ink Black Heart and Harry Potter From the beginning J.K. Rowling has encouraged readers to find parallels between Strike and Harry Potter. There was the initial announcement of a new seven book series (since quashed – I’m delighted to find that she’s now planned out ten1 and hopefully we’ll get even more). […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #54 · June 2021

Creating Hogwarts Textbooks: Interview with Richard Horne

Interview with Richard Horne,who designed the original covers forFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Quidditch Through the Ages.

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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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The Rowling Magazine Issue #18 · June 2018

Planning an Illustrated Goblet

Jim Kay already started to work on the fourth illustrated installment of the Harry Potter series that will be published by Bloomsbury in the United Kingdom and by Scholastic in the United States of America. The British publisher said that the book was going to be released in “Autumn 2019”, but an official date wasn’t […]

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