#instareview: Harry Potter and The Cursed Child by John Tiffany, Jack Thorne

Posted August 4, 2016 by Felicia S in 2016 Read, 3.50 Wine Glasses, InstaReview / 12 Comments

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#instareview: Harry Potter and The Cursed Child by John Tiffany, Jack ThorneSource: Physical Book Purchase

Format: Hardcover
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne


Date Read: July 2016

Genre: MG
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Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will receive its world premiere in London’s West End on July 30, 2016.

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children.

While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.

More Information:
Publisher: Little Brown UK
Series: Harry Potter #8


Also by this author: Harry Potter and The Sourcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and The Sourcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Also in this series: Harry Potter and The Sourcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

#instareview Harry Potter and The Cursed Child (Read for Fun) : Honestly I think each Harry Potter fan should make up their own mind on how and if this fits in their vision of the cannon. It is just a screen play so choppy to read but it is a full story. I am glad I read it but in the end I think you have to make up your own mind. #bookshots (this is going to be one of those rare times that I feel like sharing my thoughts would be unfair) #cursedchild #harrypotterfan 
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12 responses to “#instareview: Harry Potter and The Cursed Child by John Tiffany, Jack Thorne

  1. Hmmmm… You and Liza basically had the same thoughts and same rating. I have the book siting on my desk, and I plan to read it over the summer/fall. But I’m a little worried now.

  2. As much as I love Harry Potter, this isn’t on my auto buy list at all. I am waiting for the library for this one. Although I would love to see the play in London hehe

  3. My IG is flooded by bookshots of this one. I want to read it, it’s HP! And watch the play too if I ever get fortunate enough to catch it.

  4. Still need to think put my thoughts down on paper. I Finished it in two days. I didn’t mind that it was a screenplay and I can see it being a good play/movie.

  5. So I am just not really on board with reading a screenplay. Why couldn’t they just make the play into an actual book? I mean they take books and make screenplays out of them. 🙁 Sighs, so might be a while before I decide on this one. I am curious but at this point just not curious enough.

  6. Thanks you two, Geeky and Kate. Now I will HAVE to read it, just so I can make up my own mind! Will it read as a stand alone or not? I would think since it’s a play, it would, but just asking…
    Rae

  7. So I am almost done now (but I was already spoiled, so I totally read your review).

    I like it, after getting to a certain point, I liked it more. But in a way it reminds me of Casual Vacancy, with all the miserable adults and teens and moodiness. However, Scoripious is great and it’s cool to see Hermione being all badass (well, in most of the timelines). And don’t even get me started on a certain scene with a certain professor- that was worth at least 3 stars all on it’s very own.