Tag Archive for J.K. Rowling

Noch mehr Harry Potter

Manchmal sind die Kinderbücher einfach gute Literatur, die auch dem Erwachsenen, der die Komplexität des Lebens schon kennt, etwas mehr geben als nur entzückende Erinnerungen. Kinder- und Jugendliteratur hat sich in den letzten Jahren auch verändert. J.K. Rowling hat die Kinder- und Jugendliteratur nicht neu erfunden. Doch Rowling unterläuft peu á peu fast alle Konventionen.…

J.K. Rowling’s Choice

The following is about the very end of the Harry Potter series, thus, if you haven’t read book 7 or watched film 8 but plan to, be aware of spoilers herein. It is strange, how many readers and probably even more literary critics seem to think J.K. Rowling‘s choice for her last chapter — actually…

Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1

This is a first impression review I wrote up a just the day after having watched the film in the theatre. Originally I published it as a note on Facebook, and since I made mostly minor changes to it, anybody having read the original can move on. I have been to the cinema for another…

Review: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

This is a first impression review I wrote up a few years back when the film hit theatres. Originally I published it as a note on Facebook, and since I made mostly minor changes to it, anybody having read the original can move on, jump to last two sentences. So, that’s the movie of the…