Sonntag, 16. Oktober 2016

J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will receive its world premiere in London's West End on 30th July 2016. It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.

Montag, 3. Oktober 2016

Stephen King: The Green Mile


»The Green Mile« – so nennt sich der Todestrakt des Staatsgefängnisses Cold Mountain. John Coffey wurde zum Tode verurteilt, weil er zwei Mädchen missbraucht und ermordet haben soll. Dem Hünen wohnt aber auch eine übernatürliche Kraft inne … Kann ein Mörder zugleich ein begnadeter Heiler sein? Und wenn ja, darf oder sollte man ihn dann töten?