Harry Potter and the Thinker’s Stone — the primary Harry Potter e book — will probably be learn chapter-wise by a number of celebrities, creator J.Okay. Rowling has introduced. That features Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe, ex-footballer David Beckham, Implausible Beasts stars Eddie Redmayne and Claudia Kim, and actors Stephen Fry, Dakota Fanning, and Noma Dumezweni. Fry has beforehand lent his voice to the Harry Potter audiobooks, Redmayne and Kim play Newt Scamander and Nagini within the Implausible Beasts spin-off sequence, whereas Beckham, Fanning, and Dumezweni are new to the Harry Potter membership.
An official announcement says to count on “extra surprises and particular appearances”. The Harry Potter readings are being provided to entertain these caught at dwelling throughout the lockdown amid the continued coronavirus pandemic.
Readings will probably be provided free of charge in video and audio-only type so you’ll be able to select the format you favor. The previous will probably be obtainable at harrypotterathome.com, with the latter unique to the streaming service Spotify. The primary chapter of Harry Potter and the Thinker’s Stone, “The Boy Who Lived”, has been learn by Radcliffe himself. It is 25 minutes lengthy. New chapters — there are 17 in whole within the Thinker’s Stone — will probably be launched each week beginning now and till the tip of June.
That is the second section of the “Harry Potter at House” initiative launched by Rowling and her company, The Blair Partnership, in early April, which kicked off with free audiobook and e-book variations of “Harry Potter and the Thinker’s Stone”, obtainable free of charge through Audible Tales and taking part libraries on the digital library provider OverDrive, respectively.
“Harry Potter and the Thinker’s Stone” has offered over 120 million copies since its launch in 1997, placing it on the high among the many Harry Potter sequence, which has whole lifetime gross sales of over 500 million, making it the best-selling e book sequence of all time.
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