Presentation and history of J. K Rowling

Do you like reading and want to know J. K Rowling ? Are you a die-hard Harry Potter fan? Would you like to know more about the author behind this success?

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Rowling, British screenwriter, best known for having written the Harry Potter book version series in 7 seasons. Harry Potter, the book is popular, 500 million copies sold worldwide and even more.

In this article, we will see:

  • Key points about the author
  • A little story of Rowling
  • Different works by this talented author

Let's start now with a presentation of its characteristics:

Presentation by J.K Rowling

Here is some information that may be useful to you:

  • Birth: July 31, 1965
  • Nationality: British
  • University studies
  • Passions: literature and writing
  • Country of residence: Scotland
  • Profession: Author, director and screenwriter
  • Spouse: Dr. Neil Murray

The story of the author of the world's most famous novel

Joanne Rowling was born in 1965 in England. She adopted a pseudonym, JK, which incorporates Kathleen, her grandmother's name.

A graduate of a major university, she taught English in Portugal and moved to this country in 1990. Rowling met her husband Jorge Arantes who was a journalist in the area. They had a little girl named Jessica. Then they parted ways and Rowling and her daughter moved to Edinburgh to live with her younger sister, Di.

As Rowling is a mother, she must do everything to make her life and that of her daughter work. However, thanks to social assistance, she was able to work and write Harry Potter, her first book. While Rowling was on a train from London to Manchester, she suddenly had an idea for the book.

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Harry Potter and the other works of J. K Rowling

The author was really having difficulty publishing her book, everyone she approached said no, no and no every time. However, she did not give up and eventually sold the book. The first book was called "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," and it sold for about $4,000.

For your information, the term "Philosopher" which is found in the title of the book which is original is changed to "Wizard" so that the book is published in America. Harry Potter 1 is therefore the first book followed by a long series of eight books. The book is about the life of Harry Potter who is a young wizard with his motley group of cohorts; and they go to a wizarding school called: Hogwarts .

Here are the different works of this author:

  • The 8 parts of the Harry Potter series

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (volumes 1 and 2)

  • The Christmas Pig
  • The Ickabog
  • The casual vacancy (original title)
  • The “Fantastic Beasts” series

Fantastic Beasts and How to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and the Crimes of Grindelwald

Fantastic Beasts and Dumbledore's Secret

  • The Devil's Career
  • The ink of the black heart
  • The Strike collection

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Read J.K Rowling's books

By entering the world of Harry Potter , you will discover a genius author who deserved her success and the millions of books she has sold. Besides, did you know that there is a 9th Harry Potter book ? No ? So, know that the book is called “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”. Good reading !!