No. 13: J K Rowling at 40

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Born 31 July 1965, for J K Rowling her 40th birthday in 2005 was very much a time when she was at the peak of her powers, with the sixth of the seven books just published two weeks earlier to a frenzy of media attention and Potter-mania in full flow. By now the fairy tale rags-to-riches narrative of Rowling as an author seemed to be very much in the happy ever after phase as her work dominated the book chart. Continue reading “No. 13: J K Rowling at 40”