Phoenix rises across the world

<p>The simultaneous launch of Harry Potter 5 in 150 countries worked magic for booksellers --but the UK was not the only country to see discount wars. Below The Bookseller's international correspondents report on how Potter made headlines across the globe: </p><p>Hong Kong</p><p>Edward Peters writes</p><p>Despite torrential rain in Hong Kong, seven-year-olds of all ages were queuing outside the city's bookshops before dawn on 21st June to snap up copies of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.</p><p>Retailers reported a near total sell-out of the book, amid a dash to re-order from loc...

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