Thursday June 4, 2020

Rowling uses her early experiences to inspire

Non-fictION : Very Good Lives: Failure and the Importance of . Imagination By JK Rowling. Sphere, €13.50. Reviewed by Nadine O’Regan

2nd May, 2015
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JK Rowling: ‘I was as poor as it is possible to be in modern Britain without being homeless’

JK Rowling doesn’t need to publish another word in her lifetime. The famed author of the Harry Potter series, Rowling has sold over 450 million books worldwide and seen her novels turned into blockbuster films, each awaited by fans more breathlessly than the last.

At 49, the British author could afford to spend the rest of her days lounging in mansions more salubrious than those belonging to Kim and Kanye.

Thankfully, Rowling has better things...

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