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The Observer | UK News | Potter's magic spell turns boys into bookworms

The first five Potter books have now sold more than 265m copies in 200 countries and been translated into 62 languages. They contain 717,800 words - making Rowling's earnings about ?1,393 per word. Bloomsbury's plans for the Half-Blood Prince are top secret, but Scholastic, the US publisher, has announced an unprecedented first print run of 10.8m copies, a 27 per cent increase on the previous title...

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