Eighth Harry Potter book set to be 'publishing event of year'

Eighth Harry Potter book set to be 'publishing event of year'

Chain booksellers in the UK have welcomed yesterday’s news that Little, Brown UK will publish the script of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter stage play in book form, although independents are less sure of how well the book will sell.

Both Waterstones and Foyles said they were excited about the script book release of Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II on 31st July. The play, by Jack Thorne, continues the story of Harry, Ron and Hermione 19 years after the end of the seventh novel.

James Daunt, m.d. of  Waterstones, did not reveal any details about how his company will mark the occasion, bu...

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