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Quidditch Through the Ages

Sprecher: Andrew Lincoln
Spieldauer: 3 Std. und 10 Min.
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A perennial best-seller in the wizarding world and one of the most popular books in the Hogwarts School Library, Quidditch Through the Ages contains all you will ever need to know about the history, the rules - and the breaking of the rules - of the noble sport of Quidditch. Packed with fascinating facts, this definitive guide by the esteemed Quidditch writer Kennilworthy Whisp charts the game's history from its early origins in the medieval mists on Queerditch Marsh through to the modern-day sport loved by so many wizard and Muggle families around the world. With comprehensive coverage of famous Quidditch teams, the commonest fouls, the development of racing brooms, and much more, this is a must-have sporting bible for all Harry Potter fans and Quidditch lovers and players, whether the weekend amateur or the seasoned Chudley Cannons season-ticket holder. 

Narrated by Andrew Lincoln, this is the first audiobook edition of Whisp's book ever to be released. Andrew is a People's Choice Awards winner and a BAFTA nominated actor, best known for his role as Rick Grimes in the TV series The Walking Dead. His other film and television credits include Made in Dagenham, Strike Back and Love Actually. 

Bonus Content Included
This audio edition of Quidditch Through the Ages includes over an hour and a half of exclusive bonus content, narrated by Andrew Lincoln, Annette Badland and Imogen Church, featuring The History of the Quidditch World Cup, written by J.K. Rowling in 2014 for pottermore.com, now brought to life in audio for the first time. 

Explore some of the Daily Prophet's reports on the preliminary rounds of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, also written by J.K. Rowling, via the voices of our two commentators, Ginny Potter (Imogen Church) and Rita Skeeter (Annette Badland). Feel like you're listening to a real-life Quidditch match with this unexpected duo as they report live on the Final of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. 

15% of the proceeds* received by Pottermore Limited from this audiobook will be made available by the publisher to Comic Relief and Lumos Foundation for their work with children and young people to help them have a better life. 20% of these monies will be used by Comic Relief and 80% will be used by Lumos Foundation. 

Comic Relief is a registered charity in the UK with charity nos. 326568 (England/Wales) and SC039730 (Scotland). Lumos Foundation is a registered charity in the UK with no. 1112575. 

*Proceeds means the cash-price or cash-equivalent price less sales taxes.  

©2018 J.K. Rowling (P)2018 J.K. Rowling

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Andrew Lincoln as K. Whisp is a 150-point catch!

As a fan of the Potter-World for many years (since my childhood) and an admirer of the actor (since my youth), this audiobook is a must-have! His smooth and clear accent makes it pleasant to listen to him while his explanations of brooms, Quidditch rules, teams and achievements.

Many narrators of audiobooks are reading with a lack of conviction but not him: Listening to Andrew Lincoln conveys the unique feeling that the "author" is near to the listener.

He has a pleasant voice and an astonishingly natural English pronunciation and intonation.

An exceptional man who fits perfectly into this exceptional world! Let the magic return.

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Great book, great reader

The only thing I don't like is Rita Skeeter the reporter known especially because of the fourth part of harry potter and the role she played in it. She really just isn't a likeable person. But in a way she gives something to the story it needs for being realistic.