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If you loved JK Rowling's Harry Potter books then you will love The Tales of Beedle The Bard! I highly recommend this book...Read Full Review of The Tales of Beedle the Bard ... | See more reviews from Guardian
It's a curiosity, a collector's item, an intricate in-joke complete with footnotes that will engross any close student of Harry Potter.Read Full Review of The Tales of Beedle the Bard ... | See more reviews from Guardian
The humour is in Dumbledore's notes. There is a certain amount of mock-scholarly fun, and the opportunity for the author to get back at some of her more pious critics...for all their air of self-mockery, the notes protest too much on the part of Rowling's own endeavour.Read Full Review of The Tales of Beedle the Bard ... | See more reviews from Guardian
Dumbledore’s witty, richly imagined analysis permits Rowling to vent her spleen on various pet issues:? censorship, intolerance, condescending children’s lit. Rowling also interjects some choice barbs in her own voice; in the foreword, she asks us to note the absence of passive, hapless sleeping beauties needing knightly rescue.Read Full Review of The Tales of Beedle the Bard ...
While fans may be disappointed that no further secrets or information about their favourite Harry Potter characters are revealed, they will no doubt enjoy Dumbledore’s commentary of the tales and the connection with the final book of the series.Read Full Review of The Tales of Beedle the Bard ...
Warty cooking pots, hairy shrivelled hearts and talking tree stumps are just some of the delights that are found within these stories and of course the tale of the Three Brothers who try to trick Death and request three gifts...I just can’t think of a good enough reason NOT to buy a copy.Read Full Review of The Tales of Beedle the Bard ...
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