Running Grave, Part One: A Ring Reading

Reading Rowling’s Latest As If It Were a Dickens Novel Serial: First Thoughts about Chapters

I confess to being of at least two minds with respect to how I should read Rowling’s latest novel.

want to read it the way I read any book I like — straight-through, one sitting, all-nighters as often as not. I miss a lot that way, of course; I’m reading for plot points only and the imaginative immersive experience, not for structural and artistry fine points which are essentially invisible in a speed read. I have read the six Fiona Griffiths novels by Harry Bingham that way last month and Lou Berney’s brilliant Dark Ride just last week.

For more please visit The Hogwarts Professor Substack. You do not need to subscribe to read, but if you choose to, subscription is free.

Speak Your Mind

*