A midnight launch of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Starting at 12:01 am on July 31, La Maison Anglaise store manager Guy Dubois (standing at left) distributed pre-ordered copies of the long-await script-book of the London play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Some 175 people had pre-ordered their copy.

A midnight launch of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the eighth book of the Harry Potter series recently took place in Quebec City. After three years of speculation and rumours, author J.K. Rowling released her latest story, which is actually in the form of a script-book, on Sunday, July 31, at 12:01 a.m.