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 […]
After the publication of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling kept revealing facts from the lives of the main characters, especially what happened to them after the events of the seventh book. Some of these revelations were done during interviews or reading events, some of them in pieces that she published in Pottermore, […]
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 […]
We have all dreamed, at one point in our lives, of playing an awesome quidditch match with our friends, our family or even or enemies to show them who is the best Potterhead! Since it would take us a long time to figure out how to make ourselves a flying Nimbus 2000 or even a […]
There is another Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone being released this year and it doesn’t come in the colours of your house but in a different language. We had the pleasure of interviewing Matthew Fitt, who is in charge of translating the book into Scots.
March 11th, 2017
There are two new previews of the upcoming audiobook edition for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, narrated by Eddie Redmayne, the actor who portraits Newt Scamander in the newest films from J.K. Rowling’s. Wizarding World.
July 20th, 2014
The football World Cup was the sporting event of the year, and like J.K. Rowling showed in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the tournament happened at the same time that the Quidditch World Cup. With Pottermore in one of its less popular moments since its creation, the idea of telling the progress of the World Cup through […]
March 21st, 2014
As it has been announced, Pottermore has released “The History of the Quidditch World Cup – Part 2”, the final part of the Quidditch World Cup Section in Pottermore.
March 14th, 2014
As Rowling promised on Twitter, Pottermore has released “The History of the Quidditch World Cup”. In this first part, Rowling shared the rules and regulations of the famous cup, historical context, the history of the games, the structure of the tournament and a few unusual events that were very interesting to read.