Blind fans being cheated?

  August 21, 2003 at 12:49 AM ET
  James     Wizard News (via Hull Daily Mail)

Reported popular opinionopens in new window among the visually impaired fans of Potter heralds the news that prices for the audio versions of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix reach an estimated £75 for the CD package, and £65 for the cassettes.

Joanne McDonald, 40, of Hessle, is an avid fan of the young wizard and has been eagerly awaiting the talking book's September release date.

But she says prices have shot up by £15 to £75 for a CD version, and £65 for a tape.

She said: "My sister bought the printed version for under £10. It is making money off the disabled.

"It is terrible. I read all the other books before I went blind in February."


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