The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends and Fascinating Facts
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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Review: The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating FactsUser Review - Nusrat Moumee - Goodreads
definitely a fascinating read for all the potter heads. once more I'm impressed by JKR for her enormous research behind writing the whole HP series!!! Read full review
Review: The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends, and Fascinating FactsUser Review - Amber. - Goodreads
A very good, informative book. Great read for Harry Potter fans, even for people who haven't read the books (although some people won't understand the references). I found this book at a stall at my ... Read full review
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