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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

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows book cover with article title below

After seven in Rowling’s words

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, […]

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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 #70 · October 2022

Is Molly Weasley Still Alive?

Is Molly Weasley still alive?

The Wizarding World franchise is one of the most developed and immersive works by J. K. Rowling, with fans and readers around the world trying to decipher every little detail as much as they can. Jo understands this, as she acknowledges that fans love every single detail from the books. In 2007, when Harry Potter […]

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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 #66 · June 2022

Book One: Entrances

Hagrid raised a gigantic fist and knocked three times on the castle door – The first years enter Hogwarts, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone features an extraordinary number of doors. In this first book Harry Potter enters the magical world, physically and emotionally. His progress towards knowledge, to […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #50 · February 2021

Our GrangerVision? Everything we know about the rumored Harry Potter TV series

A Harry Potter TV series is what is missing in the franchise. It is the last thing that the fandom still dreams of. It has been the main topic this month with announcements, rumours, theories, news, denials and even more theories. Here is all we know.

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #50 · February 2021

Harry Potter for Grown Ups

The way the Harry Potter stories address life is very different from how many mainstream/fantasy franchises engage with love, death and emotion. In Harry Potter, feelings are deeper than a set-piece. They ring true. And these books are full of nods and winks to more grown-up distractions. So let’s look at the life lessons and […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #35 · November 2019

The Melodies of the Magical World

Magic is at the heart of the Wizarding World, but even witches and wizards have an appreciation for music. During Harry’s first welcoming feast at Hogwarts in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Albus Dumbledore takes a second to acknowledge that music is a magic of its own. “Ah, music,” he said, wiping his eyes. […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #34 · October 2019

Harry’s Halloweens: A History

Throughout the seven books of the Harry Potter series, a handful of similarities are seen between the Muggle and Magical worlds. One of these is Halloween. Rowling’s Wizarding World is sprinkled with many things that come to mind when Muggles think of Halloween, from witches and wizards on broomsticks to the ghosts that roam the […]

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