Harry Potter

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  1. Anthony Moore

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    some one told me you can get books 5 and 6 in the UK only. Is this true?

    I didnt even know they were written yet.

    Anyone know?
     
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    They are available in the US. They are smaller, shorter softcover books. I haven't picked them up... but would be interested in knowing if they are worth it.
     
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    Just to set the record absolutely straight. There were two very short books written by JK Rowling for the Brit charity 'Comic Relief'. One is on the history of Quidditch and the other is on magical creatures. If you like the Harry Potter books, you'll like these, but if you don't read them, you're not missing a huge amount.

    The next 'proper' book is supposedly called 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'. According to a BBC documentary on Rowling shown at Christmas over here, it will fill in a lot of the back story. It's due out in the summer of this year.

    My understanding is that the Brit and US editions appear on or about the same day.
     
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    Yes, I am obsessed with the Potter novels (WHERE IS #5???), but I only half read the two little books. They were, frankly, pretty boring, and full of stuff that is mostly covered in the main books.
     
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    In defence of Ms Rowling, it should be stressed that the books were for charity. She could easily have put these out for her own profit and raked in a sum which most of us could probably happily retire on. Let's give her some credit for trying to help others!
     

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