Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 30 October 2014

Famous fictional wizard Harry Potter back for reunion

New story: JK Rowling

Harry Potter fans have been offered a glimpse into the teenage wizard's future after JK Rowling resurrected her hero for a new short story that reunites him with his old friends at a Hogwarts School reunion.

The 1,500-word story, published on the writer's Pottermore website, describes the now 34-year-old Harry as having "threads of silver" in his black hair.

Ron Weasley, played in the hit films by Rupert Grint, has aged less well with his ginger hair "thinning slightly". His wife Hermione, Harry's wife Ginny, and their children all feature in the story.

Rowling also gives fans a hint of Harry's new life by describing a mysterious cut over his cheekbone which signifies his membership of a top-secret group of wizards called the Aurors.

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