Harry Potter: A History of Magic by British LibraryThe history of magic is as long as time and as wide as the world. In every culture, in every age, in every place and, probably, in every heart, there is magic.
Harry Potter: A History of Magic reveals some of the hidden stories behind real-world magic and explores some of J.K. Rowlings magical inventions alongside their folkloric, cultural and historical forebears.
Narrator Natalie Dormer and a host of experts will take you on an audio journey like no other; from ancient China, to a 14th-century apothecarys shop, on to the Salem witch trials and beyond. They delve into a rich body of writings about magic and explore intriguing artefacts to bring to life deep-rooted ideas of mysticism from around the world.
Along the way, you can listen for handy tips on how to capture a basilisk, make yourself invisible or create your very own philosophers stone. Youll hear about the dozens of drafts and drawings that went into J.K. Rowlings writing process and enjoy exclusive interviews with Jim Dale, Stephen Fry and illustrator Jim Kay, who all share their experiences of working on these incredible stories.
The extraordinary and thought-provoking tales in this audiobook are perfect for anyone who wants to know a little more about magic and the wizarding world.
Want more? Check out the audio tour which accompanies the British Library exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition held at the New York Historical Society, from Oct 5, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019, by navigating here. In the tour, Natalie Dormer guides you through the history and significance of a selection of our favorite magical objects on view at the exhibition along with special contributions from Margi Hofer, Dr. Agnes Hsu-Tang, Jim Kay, and Roberta Olson.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Book 1
The novel is authored by J. It is based on fantasy genre and was published by Bloomsbury. He is an orphan, aged 11, living with his maternal aunt and uncle who ill-treat him. One day he receives an acceptance letter from the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This takes orphan Harry from the Muggle Human world to the world of wizardry where he truly belongs. This forced the author to make it a book for all aged audiences. This book is based on fantasy fiction and was very well-received by the critics as well as readers for being magical in every sense of the word.
The audiobooks are listened and enjoyed by children and adults alike and have also been made into hugely popular films. After finding out his magical ability, he starts a brand new life at Hogwarts with his friends and enemies also. Eleven-year-old Harry Potter is an orphaned English boy forced to live with his horrible aunt and uncle, the Dursleys, and their chubby, spoiled son Dudley. But things begin brighter when a mysterious letter arrives for Harry via an owl messenger. He makes close friends with two fellow students Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, after that, they start an unexpected adventure to discover the secret of Hogwarts and the truth about the murderer killing his parents. It helps us to initially explore the world of Harry Potter magic, get acquainted with the main characters, locations, terms used in the magic world…. Exam period at Hogwarts means not just essay tests, but practical exams too.
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If you are a fictional fan of the magic world, then you certainly cannot miss this series: Harry Potter Audiobooks. With a large audience of all ages, the seven-part audiobooks and eight parts of the movie have never been a fever for all those who love the world only exist in this imagination. She shared the idea of a cunning boy when she was on a 4-hour train departure from Manchester to London and then she started this greatest series at a coffee shop. The Dursleys barely tolerate Harry, and Dudley bullies him. One day Harry is astonished to receive a letter addressed to him in the cupboard under the stairs where he sleeps.
Please Sign Up to download. All HP Movies Online! Columbus fingernails the understanding of Dobby, toeing the fine line between mischievously amusing and bothersome to deliver a visually impressive and truly cute CG personality. Yet while Chamber of Secrets is satisfying enough simply being in the globe of Harry Potter goes a long means , it does not rather live up to the radiance of the remainder of the franchise business. It is difficult to evaluate a movie that is self-admittedly half a tale, yet given that it exists as a separate entrance into the Harry Potter series, Deathly Hallows— Component 1 should be reviewed because of this. Reserve visitors had their problems with the walkabout nature of the initial fifty percent of the final book, so many were supporting for a rather slow-moving film adjustment of those initial phases. And Also while Deathly Hallows— Component 1 is magnificent engaging for the very first hr approximately seeing these characters out and also about in the muggle globe is a good adjustment of rate , it certainly loses steam in its second fifty percent.
More titles may be available to you. Sign in to see the full collection. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. An incredible adventure is about to begin! OverDrive Listen audiobook MP3 audiobook.