If the plays of William Shakespeare “Romeo and Juliet” had so many fans as the Harry Potter books by JK Rowling, maybe the chances would be equal, but, according to the publication The Daily Mail, the new book “Harry Potter and the cursed child”. which should be closing in a series about the famous magician, went to the popularity of imperishable a play about unrequited love.
Only for the first week after the release of the eighth book in the Harry Potter series, it sold nearly 848 thousand copies worldwide. It brought the author of the book of 8.76 million pounds and made the play more popular than “Romeo and Juliet”, which was sold 127, 7 thousand copies since 1998. The only question is whether it is possible to compare these two creations, or is it worth to consider them through the prism of the history of literature. Who knows what would have happened live William Shakir now.
Recall that the book “Harry Potter and the cursed child” came to the set on 31 July, the same day on the stage of London’s Palace theater hosted the premiere of the same play. Critics and audiences have noted that it was “an incredible and spectacular show full of magic, which, besides, lasts about five hours. Rowling has stated that along with the premiere of the last part of the series “Harry Potter’s over”.