Harry Potter's midnight magic draws big crowds at bookshops countrywide

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child. (AP)
Harry Potter and The Cursed Child. (AP)

Cape Town – Eager Harry Potter fans flocked to bookstores nationwide for the unveiling of the latest book in the magical franchise. 

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eight book in the popular series. 

South African fans joined Potter fans across the globe as they queued to get their hands on the much anticipated book at midnight. 

Fans were decked out in costumes from witches to wizards to magical creatures and the 'Hogwarts' school uniform.

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