Harry Potter and the cursed child by Jack Thorne
The book is set eighteen years after the deathly hallows, the final Potter book written by J.K Rowling. Harry and the rest of the order of the phoenix are all 40 with slight bellies and desk jobs. Albus Severus Potter, is not enjoying Hogwarts and his sole friend; Scorpius is son to none other than Draco Malfoy. It is not just school that Albus is finding unpleasant, he feels trapped by being the son of the boy who lived. This is not helped by the fact that he is in Slytherin. One day whilst home from school for the holidays Harry gets a visit from Amos Diggory, Amos begs Harry to go back in time and save Cedric Diggory from his death at the hands of Voldemort. Albus then sets out on a daring rescue through time to save Cedric and correct the mistakes of his father. However darkness is closing in on Albus and soon he will be forced to save the world or watch it be destroyed.
Just like everyone else in the world I loved the Harry Potter books and could not resist the temptation to buy it. Originally I went in with very low expectations as it wasn’t written by J.K Rowling but I was more than pleasantly surprised. This book was not written by Rowling but that does not matter this book is better than a tribute and I am looking forward to being able to see it on the stage as it was originally intended.
Teen Rating: An amazing follow-up to one of the greatest fantasy series’ ever written. 4.5/5 12+