J.K. Rowling Biography

             One could easily argue that J.K. Rowling is the greatest author today or even of all time. J.K. Rowling is the author of the best-selling book series of all-time: Harry Potter. She is the first billionaire author and the only British female on the billion-dollar list. Harry Potter books have become required reading in some schools, thereby creating controversy among household across the United States. J.K. Rowling is absolutely amazing.
             J.K. Rowling was born on July 31st, 1965 in Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England. Rowling has been writing since the age of 5 or 6. She attended Exeter University, where she studied French. Rowling became a bilingual secretary but she decided it was not for her and resumed her passion for writing literature. She moved to Portugal, married, and had a daughter. She shortly became divorced, and moved back to the United Kingdom with her daughter. She received a grant from the Scottish Arts council to complete her book. The book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was eventually bought by the Bloomsbury Company. The rights to Harry Potter were bought in the US by Arthur A Levine Books/Scholastic Press. In the United States, this book was renamed to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Harry Potter became an instant success, generating unprecedented sales, and sales revenue.
             There are many reasons why Rowling is engaging. She loves to write and that is all she does, besides being a mother. She is her work, and her work is she. Her books'
             magic is the appeal. Harry Potter not only appeals to children, but the children's parents also want to read the stories that are capturing their child's imagination. Harry Potter is appealing for many reasons. Harry Potter is a character that draws both sympathy and the utmost respect. Harry then grew up with his only family- mean people who loathe him. Harry is also- in theory- to become one of the ...

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