Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts I & II

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts I & II
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts I & II by John Tiffany

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I’ve never read a play before, yet in one month I’ve read both a play AND a screenplay… both from the Potter/Rowling Franchise too.
A lot of people said that this lacked the original magic from the HP series, I’m inclined to disagree. Whilst nothing will EVER compare or take us back to those 7 years we ALL spent at Hogwarts I felt like this was a step in the right direction. I can look back at the original books and know that everything really did work itself out in the end. Harry, Ron, Hermione and Draco DID make it through adult life. They moved on and managed to live lives like anyone else.
Introducing Harry and the Gang as 40 year olds revisiting old troubles, getting some idea how the grown ups in their lives felt finishes off a lovely complete storyline.
I wish more books did this, revisited the characters later on in life.
An amazing book, and the format was actually pretty easy to follow.

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