Gareth Roberts Gareth Roberts

JK Rowling will stand the test of time

JK Rowling (Credit: Getty images)

I have a problem with magic. Even as a small child with a big imagination, I found magic very hard to swallow. If a character in a story teleported using a technological aid, that was fine. If a character vanished in a magical puff of smoke after an incantation, I was having none of it.

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