Mitford became Rowling's heroine, and Rowling read all of her books. He secretly hates his father Simon for his domineering and abusive behaviour, and resents his mother for putting up with it. Her first story, at age five or six, involved a rabbit named, quite logically, Rabbit, who got the measles a contagious virus that occurs in children and visited his friend, a giant bee named Miss Bee. The Harry Potter series has gained worldwide attention and critical acclaim, and has even been made into a film series by the production house Warner Bros. In May 2007, Rowling pledged a donation reported as over £250,000 to a reward fund started by the tabloid for the safe return of a young British girl, , who disappeared in Portugal. Rowling is an English author of novels for young people, and caused an overnight sensation with her first book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone … Sorceror's Stone in the United States , which rose to the top of the children's best-seller lists in 1998. She proved everyone wrong with the success of her first book.
Like its predecessor, it was very welcomed by the readers. She was born to James and Anne Rowling in Yate, Gloucestershire, England. She struggled with rejection as 12 different publishing houses turned down her manuscript. Rowling had gained some creative control on the films, reviewing all the scripts as well as acting as a producer on the final two-part instalment, Deathly Hallows. Rowling gave several interviews and made appearances to promote The Casual Vacancy, including at the London , the , and the Lennoxlove Book Festival. In today's time, she is one of the most read novelists.
Joanne Rowling was born on 31st July 1965 at Yate General Hospital near Bristol, and grew up in Gloucestershire in England and in Chepstow, Gwent, in south-east Wales. She attended secondary school at , where her mother worked in the science department. Joanne went to school at Wyedean Comprehensive School and then went on to study French and Classics at the University of Exeter. The intensity of the scrutiny was overwhelming. Another focus of the novel is the traumatic life of Krystal Weedon. An advertisement in led Rowling to move to , Portugal, to teach. Rowling lives in Scotland with her daughter, Jessica, and second husband, Neil Murray, whom she married in December 2000.
She choose K for Kathleen from her paternal grandmother. So, to overcome the depression, she started writing. The book gained huge attention and sold more than 400 million copies all over the world. Moreover, they decided to end their relation and separated in 1995, and the reason behind it was the abusing husband. Attending Exeter University, Rowling studied French after her parents had advised her that bilingualism speaking two languages would lead to a successful career as a secretary.
The headmaster of the school was the inspiration for the character Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter. My values are not contained or proscribed by borders. Moreover, she has purchased a lavish 19th-century house, Kiliechassie House, situated on the bank of the River Tay, Perth. The , in response, stated that if the two got married, they would picket. Having completed the full manuscript, she sent the first three chapters to a number of literary agents, one of whom wrote back asking to see the rest of it.
Rowling claimed she had to leave her former home in because of press intrusion. Rowling has also written three companion volumes in aid of charity: and in aid of Comic Relief and Lumos ; and in aid of Lumos. Rowling particularly dislikes the British tabloid the , which has conducted interviews with her estranged ex-husband. It was said to be about , and be decidedly about adult life and sex and other stuff that never made it into the books she wrote about child wizards. She wrote mostly in longhand and gradually built up a mass of notes, many of which were scribbled on odd scraps of paper. The film of was released on 11 July 2007. And I thought: local election! Her Early Life Joanne was born to Peter James and Anne Rowling in Gloucester, England.
In 2001, the film adaptation of the first book was released by Warner Bros. A prequel to Harry Potter, this new series of adventures featuring Magizoologist Newt Scamander is planned as a five-film series. Her eldest daughter, Jessica, was baptised there. The photo, taken by a photographer using a long-range lens, was subsequently published in a article featuring Rowling's family life and motherhood. Some have speculated that Rowling's fraught relationship with the press was the inspiration behind the character , a gossipy celebrity journalist who first appears in Goblet of Fire, but Rowling noted in 2000 that the character predates her rise to fame. She found the time to write in between being a single parent to her young daughter and found solice in her writing.
Rowling later said that writing the book was a chore, that it could have been shorter, and that she ran out of time and energy as she tried to finish it. One of the reasons she wrote in cafés was that taking her baby out for a walk was the best way to make her fall asleep. Archived from on 30 December 2012. In 2007 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows became the fastest-selling book ever, selling 2. Rowling, producers and , along with directors , and collected the Michael Balcon Award for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema at the 2011 in honour of the Harry Potter film franchise. On 1 and 2 August 2006, she read alongside and at in New York City.
Education As a child, Rowling attended , a school founded by and education reformer. I was raised by a Francophile mother whose family was proud of their part-French heritage. Also, she won the first award, a Nestle Smarties Book Prize in 1996. She was even disuaded by her editor to find a full-time job other than writing to earn money. Then she studied Bachelor of Arts in French and Classics at the University of Exeter. They live in Edinburgh with their son, David born 2003 and daughter, Mackenzie born 2005.
He claims he was Barry's best friend and eventually confesses his love for Barry's widow, Mary, though she rejects his advances. She lost her billionaire status after giving away much of her earnings to charity, but remains one of the wealthiest people in the world. After 18 months in Porto, she met Portuguese television journalist Jorge Arantes in a bar and found they shared an interest in. Rowling is a friend of , wife of former prime minister , whom she met when they collaborated on a charitable project. The lovebirds have two children, son David 2003 and daughter, Mackenzie 2005. Rowling also writes crime novels, featuring private detective Cormoran Strike.