Update: 'Harry Potter' prequel sold for nearly $50,000
June 10, 2008 at 12:41 PM ET
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A few weeks ago we let you know about the short prequel to Harry Potter that author JK Rowling had written to benefit British charities, English PEN, the writers’ association, and Dyslexia Action. Later today her prequel, as well as other stories written by famous authors, will go up for auction, with frenzy bidding expected.
Tomorrow a copy of the story will be displayed in Waterstones branches and on its website and in August, a book containing all the stories from the authors will go on sale.
UPDATE: J.K. Rowling's prequel sold for 25,000 pounds ($48,858) to an absent bidder.