J.K. Rowling

JK Rowling
JK Rowling

Life and Career

British author Joanne Kathleen Rowling has become famous for his series of novels devoted to the adventures of Harry Potter, which has become one of the greatest literary phenomena of history. The Adventures of child hero Harry Potter, an orphan with magical powers able to escape at will into a world of fantasy child, managed to beat all sales records in the literature of the genre, although many critics were reluctant to pigeonhole Rowling’s books as children’s stories, as happened with the famous Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. The person who has made it possible for many children and adolescents prefer to read a book to pass the long hours in front of the TV is a British timid set out to write seven installments of the series, equivalent to the courses that the protagonist must overcome in school of witchcraft and wizardry is attending when it escapes from the horrible reality of life in her uncle’s house miserly.

According to some literary critics, the author managed to create in his novels a disturbing attractive atmosphere in the eyes of readers very different condition and age, from recognizable influences on the books by British writers like Enid Blyton, Richmal Crompton or Danish Roald Dahl . But paradoxically, she claimed that he never intended to write fantasy and that the idea came from their own childhood memories. Virtually unknown and economic problems in the first half of the nineties, when I lived in a modest pension as unemployed, has become a rich woman and popular in Europe and especially in the United States, where crowds of children accompanied by their parents endure long queues at bookstores to get the latest adventures of the little wizard.