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Harry Potter - Spanish: Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal: Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal - Paperback

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There are more Spanish-speaking people within a 50 mile radius of where I live than English-speaking. Tras el ataque de los dementores a su primo Dudley, Harry Potter sabe que Voldemort no se detendrá ante nada hasta dar con él. She attended secondary school at Wyedean School and College, where her mother had worked as a technician in the science department. Anticipating that the target audience of young boys might not want to read a book written by a woman, her publishers demanded that she use two initials, rather than her full name.

I suspect there’s a mark or something making it look like a 7… but if not, that would be fascinating! So with regards to these crazy variations in the first couple pages of the books, here’s what I have concluded.Mientras se sube al sidecar de la motocicleta de Hagrid y trepa a los cielos, dejando Privet Drive por última vez, Harry Potter sabe que Lord Voldemort y los mortífagos no están lejos. By bidding on, or purchasing this item, you are agreeing to us sharing your name and address details with that 3rd party supplier to allow us to fulfil our contractual obligations to you. Rowling has said of her teenage years, in an interview with The New Yorker, "I wasn’t particularly happy. Solo los magos mayores de diecisiete años pueden participar, pero eso no impide a Harry fantasear con la posibilidad de ganar la competición.

Steve Eddy, who taught Rowling English when she first arrived, remembers her as "not exceptional" but "one of a group of girls who were bright, and quite good at English.I’m finding sets that say they’re the Spain version but I’m having trouble finding a book set that is definitively the Latin American edition. Looks like Salamandra was sold to Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial and much about the distribution seems to have changed.

Similarly, translation is absolutely an art; arguably more difficult and nuanced than just writing by itself. The fun of reading the story kept bringing me back– and it made learning the language fun on its own account. Below, I’ll explain how I came to my conclusions, provide a lot of detail what kind of variations exist and tell you how you can determine what regions your own editions belong to. Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013 which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item. Her latest children’s novel The Christmas Pig, published in 2021, is a standalone adventure story about a boy’s love for his most treasured thing and how far he will go to find it.establishing it as Latin American, which is all I needed, really, after begrudgingly reading the European “vosotros” translations in my youth.

My apologies to the American edition, which I follow loosely below, and to those of you expecting something more profound like “There is no good and evil…” or “To the well organized mind…. Sean Harris, her best friend in the Upper Sixth owned a turquoise Ford Anglia, which she says inspired the one in her books.We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. The translator decided to leave it Erised in Spanish; a common strategy for proper nouns that don’t have good correspondences in the target language.

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