Thursday, July 5, 2007

While ‘leaving’ the world, Harry breaks his own record

Harry, Harry Potter, requires no introduction. He is the hero of the world of the Harry Potter series of books. His new book "Harry Potter and the Deadly Hallows" which will be the seventh and the last book of the Harry Potter series has created a new record breaking his own record.

The record is of the online pre-sale. Online booking site, Amazon says that already 16 lakh copies have been booked already. The earlier record was also held by Harry Potter for the book "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" for 15 lakh copies.

The book is to be released on 21st July. There has been and is also expected an increase in the sale of this book due to the talks of death of some characters in this book. J.K. Rowling, the writer had earlier declared that some characters will die in this book so that no other wirter can continue this series of books.

Some more mention worthy things are that around 32 crore copies of Harry Potter has been sold worldwide. Films made on the first four books of this series have already been released and the fifth film is to be released this month just before the release of this book. The next film is to be released by 2010.
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