Potter gets darker but still shines

{ "b" : "Harry Potter And The Half-blood Prince," , "cite" : "by JK Rowling, Bloomsbury, €18."}

30th July, 2005

{ "b" : "Harry Potter And The Half-blood Prince," , "cite" : "by JK Rowling, Bloomsbury, €18."}

At any other time, Harry Potter could have been the name of a series of fantasy stories for young adults - read by millions aged 12 to 15, commended by librarians for encouraging children to read, but otherwise disregarded by the literary establishment. But Harry, both in his fictional world and in ours, was destined for greater things.

It is likely that the Harry...

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