The Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling broadcasts that she has written a new book for adults.
Is it different from Harry Potter?
According to the publishers of J.K Rowling that she already has a new novel for adults and J.K. Rowling said that it would be ‘very different’ from her best-selling novels about the boy wizard.
Publishers little, Brown also said that they would release additional details about the book, as well as the title and global publishing date in print and electronic appearance later in the year.
“Although I’ve enjoyed writing it every bit as much, my next book will be very different to the Harry Potter series,” Rowling said in a statement.
In fact, the British writer has changed publishers for her new project, leaving behind
Bloomsbury, with whom she became the world’s best-paid author.
“The freedom to explore new territory is a gift that Harry’s success has brought me, and with that new territory it seemed a logical progression to have a new publisher. I am delighted to have a second publishing home in Little, Brown, and a publishing team that will be a great partner in this new phase of writing life,” she said.
One of Rowling new editor David Shelley said that the publisher was ‘thrilled, honoured and proud’ to be working with Rowling, plus it was a ‘personal and professional dream come true’.
“She is one best storytellers in the world, and I am looking forward enormously to helping bring her new novel for adults to her fans and admirers, and to introducing her writing to new readers the world over,” he said
Little, Brown will publish the book in
Britain and the United States while Hachette will be the publisher in Australia and . New Zealand
Meanwhile, J.K. Rowling laid down her pen and Harry’s magic wand when she finished the seventh and final Potter book in the year of 2007, which have sold more the 450 million copies around the world.
As you remember, the books were made into eight films, with the last, ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2’ making more than $1 billion last year.