I’m about a quarter of the way through “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”. I’ve only read it once before and I did it in a personal speed reading best. I pretty much have zero long term memories
of this story. So as an essentially new reader, I have to say, I am pleasantly surprised by the nice darker turn this story is taking. It’s like the writing style grew up with the readers age.
Harry Potter: casting a spell for 15 years
It’s 15 years since the first book in the Harry Potter series was released.Our archive blog takes a look at the Guardian’s early coverage of the then growing phenomenon