Harry potter and the history of magic
Harry Potter: A History of Magic by British LibraryThe history of magic is as long as time and as wide as the world. In every culture, in every age, in every place and, probably, in every heart, there is magic.
Harry Potter: A History of Magic reveals some of the hidden stories behind real-world magic and explores some of J.K. Rowlings magical inventions alongside their folkloric, cultural and historical forebears.
Narrator Natalie Dormer and a host of experts will take you on an audio journey like no other; from ancient China, to a 14th-century apothecarys shop, on to the Salem witch trials and beyond. They delve into a rich body of writings about magic and explore intriguing artefacts to bring to life deep-rooted ideas of mysticism from around the world.
Along the way, you can listen for handy tips on how to capture a basilisk, make yourself invisible or create your very own philosophers stone. Youll hear about the dozens of drafts and drawings that went into J.K. Rowlings writing process and enjoy exclusive interviews with Jim Dale, Stephen Fry and illustrator Jim Kay, who all share their experiences of working on these incredible stories.
The extraordinary and thought-provoking tales in this audiobook are perfect for anyone who wants to know a little more about magic and the wizarding world.
Want more? Check out the audio tour which accompanies the British Library exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition held at the New York Historical Society, from Oct 5, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019, by navigating here. In the tour, Natalie Dormer guides you through the history and significance of a selection of our favorite magical objects on view at the exhibition along with special contributions from Margi Hofer, Dr. Agnes Hsu-Tang, Jim Kay, and Roberta Olson.
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Harry Potter: A History of Magic
At least some content in this article is derived from information featured in Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. Spoilers will be present within the article. This class is a study of magical history. This is one of the subjects where the use of magic practically isn't necessary. History of Magic is taught from the first year to the fifth, and is completed with an O. The professor of this subject, Cuthbert Binns , taught at Hogwarts for many years before his death, and even after his death he continued teaching at hogwarts as a ghost.
Harry Potter: A History of Magic is an exhibition of real-word magical artefacts and history presented alongside artefacts from the development of J. Rowling's fictional Harry Potter series.
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