JK Rowling heads for Harrogate crime-writing festival

7/4/05    Harrogate Royal Hall.

7/4/05 Harrogate Royal Hall.

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The world’s media is set to descend on Harrogate for the second time in as many weeks as the world’s most famous author makes an exclusive appearance in town.

Harry Potter author JK Rowling will unveil her second crime novel written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith at the Royal Hall today (Friday July 19).

The world-famous writer has chosen Harrogate’s Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival for her first - and only - event this year as a crime writer, following the launch of her latest book, Silkworm on June 19.


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