Dominus et Domina Dursley, qui vivebant in aedibus Gestationis Ligustrorum numero quattor signatis . . . ' The first words of J.K. Rowling's timeless classic are more familiar to readers as 'Mr and Mrs Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive . . . ' Following in the steps of other great children's classics, including Winnie the Pooh (winnie ille pu) and Paddington Bear (ursus nomine paddington), Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is available in Latin. Learners and lovers of Latin will delight in Peter Needham's sparkling translation, which perfectly captures the wit and invention of J.K. Rowling's original, now reissued with stunning new cover art from Jonny Duddle.… (more)
The Latin translation of this book (Harrius Potter et Philosophi Lapis) should NOT be combined with the main work (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone), under the "dead languages" exception in the combining rules.