13:36 Jul. 31, 2016
Eight novel is also presented on stage
On early July 31, thousands of fans flocked to London's bookstores eager to get their hands on the 'eighth Harry Potter story' which was released last night worldwide.
The novel titled Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is based on the play of the same name which premiered at London's Palace Theatre on 30 July.
It is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage.
The plot takes place 19 years after the battle described in the previous - seventh - novel. Harry Potter has three children. He works for the Ministry of Magic, and one of his sons Albus is trying to cope with the popularity he inherited from his father.
Cursed Child: Harry Potter fans queue for new book https://t.co/KTwWJ3EQ9d— UKRAINE TODAY (@uatodaytv) July 31, 2016
The first time in GOF that Emma had to walk down the stairs during the Yule Ball scene, she fell down the stairs. pic.twitter.com/lmabdyqZZP— HARRY POTTER FACTS (@TheHPFacts) July 30, 2016
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: publishing sensation of the decade gets underway https://t.co/0zAqGFIi1k— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) July 30, 2016