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The science of Harry Potter : how magic really works

Author: J R L Highfield
Publisher: London : Headline, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with the historical links between magic and science, this book focuses on some of the magic that appears in the Harry Potter stories - much of it having a long tradition, such as invisibility cloaks and broomsticks - and shows how cutting-edge science can explain much of it.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Named Person: Harry Potter, (Fictitious character); Harry Potter, (Fictitious character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R L Highfield
ISBN: 0755311507 9780755311507 0755311515 9780755311514
OCLC Number: 59467796
Description: x, 374 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Roger Highfield.

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