Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

by J. K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Harry Potter #8) - J. K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany 6.62   186

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will receive its world premiere in London's West End on 30th July 2016.

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.

While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.


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Release date July 31, 2016
Details updated August 23, 2022

Harry Potter :: Series

Series contains 8 primary works and has 8 total works.

Harry Potter is a series of seven books by English author J. K. Rowling about an adolescent boy named Harry Potter. The story is mostly set at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a school for young wizards and witches, and focuses on Harry Potter's fight against the evil wizard Lord Voldemort, who killed Harry's parents as part of his plan to take over the wizarding world.

Related series Harry Potter Companion Books
Related series Pottermore Presents
Related series Fantastic Beasts

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Harry Potter #1) 8.34   1384
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2) 7.94   1274
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter #3) 8.78   1280
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter #4) 8.38   1247
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter #5) 8.38   1213
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter #6) 8.42   1196
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #7) 8.62   1183
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Harry Potter #8) 6.62   186

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HourglassEyes
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November 4, 2016
8 / 10

I liked this. The fact that the book is written as a play didn't bother me, but you could easily tell this isn't Rowlings text. Knowledge of the familiar characters was seemingly different of the "real Potters".

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