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Two decades ago, J.K. Rowling conjured up Harry Potter, an orphaned young wizard with a lightning-shaped scar.
His adventures would cast a spell over the world, enchanting children in scores of languages and selling millions of copies.
In an interview with CNN, Rowling revealed that she has written yet another fairy tale – but this one may never be published.
Rowling, who famously wrote her first novel longhand in Edinburgh cafés, says that she scrawled the secret manuscript across her 50th birthday party dress. In a disclosure that will shock many die-hard Harry Potter fans, the “book” now hangs in her closet.
Rowling dropped the bombshell at the end of an interview about her children’s charity Lumos, in which she discussed her worst fears and why she is determined to put an end to orphanages.