An editorial from The Hartford

Jul 17, 2002

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An editorial from The Hartford Courant wonders, “While they’re at it, why not ban ‘Macbeth’? All those witches with their ‘Fair is foul, and foul is fair’ stuff, their otherworldly behavior, their predictions …” Author Denis Horgan goes on to say, “Millions and millions of young people have turned to reading with the Harry Potter books. This is a magnificent development. Yet because imagination and flair and adventure are applied to telling gloriously imaginative tales of preteen sorcerers, the books are under fire from the book burners who will tell us exactly what is good for us and what is not …”





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