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Posted by: Mischa
July 04, 2002, 09:57 AM

It appears as though there is a fake Harry Potter book on the streets of Beijing, what's worse is that it's a success!

Harry Potter And Leopard Walk Up To Dragon, on sale in Beijing street markets for about £1, is selling fast to the dismay of the publisher of the genuine Potter books in China.

Neil Blair, of the Christopher Little Literary Agency which represents Ms Rowling, told The Times: "As with all piracy matters throughout the world, we take this issue extremely seriously and are looking into the matter urgently." The People's Publishing House, which has the Potter publishing rights in China, said the writer of the pirate novel had also used the names of its translators and editors - as well as a photograph of JK Rowling.

But the new Harry plot is a radical departure from anything in the genuine Rowling books to date. "Drenched by a mysterious rain, Potter is transformed into a fat, hairy dwarf and stripped of his magic powers as he battles the forces of evil in the shape of a dragon," reports The Times

PS: Happy July 4th to all you Americans -The TLC team

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