Essays from the Crypt: J.K.Rowling Releases New Line of Harry Potter Books


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(Originally published in 2016)


Following the hugely successful Harry Potter novels, films, and so soon before the release of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, J.K Rowling has announced a new series of novels that return to the boy wizard.


"The idea came to me when I was having a pint down the pub with some friends, and we were joking about how you could slap the prefix ’Harry Potter and’ on to any title and the sales would go through the roof. I think we all went home that night having had a good laugh, but then I thought why not?"


"That’s why I’m proud to announce my new series of books that focus on more non-fiction topics, like ‘Harry Potter and Chemistry GCSE’, and ‘Harry Potter and the Argos catalogue.’ I hope that by including Harry in these topics it will open them up to a while new generation of chemists and shoppers."


Rowling has outlined a whole range of books aimed to encourage children and adults alike to get involved in everything from longshore drift and epidemiology, to dog breeding and how to administer insulin.


"I’ve got one novel coming up called ‘Harry Potter and the Problem of Evil’, which I feel will help spread theological debates outside of the usual circles so everyone can get involved in discussing how to reconcile the concept of God to the existence of suffering in the world, which I feel is an important debate to have."


Despite having a phenomenal amount of work ahead of her, Rowling shows no signs of slowing down.


‘I’m also going to be bringing out my own food range, starting with "Harry Potter and the Chicken Caesar Salad’ and ‘Harry Potter and the Ready-made Turkey Roast Dinner for Two."

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