The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends and Fascinating Facts

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J.K. Rowling fills her books with references to history, myths, legends and literature. This text presents the stories behind the stories. It includes encounters with wizards like Circe and Merlin, and real-life alchemists of the middle ages. Adding to the experience are writers as varied as William Shakespeare, Gustave Flaubert, Charles Dickens, Ovid, John Donne, J.R.R. Tolkien and Ursula K. Le Guin.

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Edition Puffin, First Impression, 2001. ISBN: 0-14-131481-8. The book remains in very good condition. Immaculate throughout. Text all clean, neat and tight. Prompt dispatch from UK

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This irresistibly dippable book gently draws children into the joys of works of reference and is also a glorious tribute to Rowling's work. -- The Times, November 21, 2001

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