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Spanish edition of sixth Potter book in stores Thursday

The Spanish translation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be released on Thursday.

india Updated: Feb 22, 2006 16:20 IST
Associated Press
Associated Press

The wait is almost over for Spanish-speaking Harry Potter fans.

The Spanish-language edition of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the sixth book in the series, will be released worldwide on Thursday.

Millions of readers snapped up Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling when it was published last July, but fans hoping to read it in other languages besides English had to wait.

The Spanish edition, Harry Potter y el Misterio del Principe, will be released worldwide in three slightly different translations- one in Spain, one in Argentina and one in Latin America. Spanish-language readers in the United States will get the non-Argentine Latin American version.

The publication of Misterio del Principe will be celebrated Thursday with a reception at Libreria Lectorum, a Spanish-language bookstore in Manhattan that is a distributor of Spanish titles and a division of Scholastic, Rowling's U.S. publisher.

First Published: Feb 22, 2006 16:20 IST