Beyond the Wand: The Magic and Mayhem of Growing Up a Wizard

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Price
$28.00  $26.04
Publisher
Grand Central Publishing
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.1 X 1.2 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781538741368

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About the Author

Tom Felton is an English actor, best known for playing Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films. He has also appeared in Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Belle, The Flash, A United Kingdom, The Forgotten Battle and 2.22 A Ghost Story in London's West End. He lives in London with his dog Willow.

Reviews

"An honest, at times humorous, and entertaining memoir that movie buffs, especially Harry Potter fans, will enjoy. that movie buffs, especially Harry Potter fans, will enjoy."--Library Journal
"Missing Hogwarts? Tom Felton, who played white-haired villain Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter franchise, bas written about the magical moments on set and an adolescence within the pop culture phenomenon."--Parade
NAMED A BEST MEMOIR OF 2022 BY BARNES & NOBLE

"[The] hook of Felton's memoir is his perspective on living a one-in-a-billion experience. Yet "Beyond the Wand" is most insightful when Felton translates his tale into something more universal. Sure, the "boy who lived" was never Draco's moniker -- but considering his eventful existence, it suits Felton just fine."--The Washington Post
"Tom Felton has penned a brilliant memoir about growing up playing an iconic role in the series. . . [W]ith the type of honesty that comes with time and self-reflection, Felton also writes about his past struggles with alcohol and his time in rehab. It's a beautiful memoir -- with a forward by Emma Watson herself -- that captures the heart, charm, and wittiness of the man beyond the wand."--Buzzfeed
"[Beyond the Wand] is full of colorful Wizarding World lingo, referring to "aparrating" objects and his "muggle family," making it fun for die-hard "Harry Potter" fans. . . It's basically a wizarding world gold mine."--Deseret News
"Beyond the Wand is so much more than fan service. With introspection and charm, Felton's narrative captures the growing pains of adolescence."--BookPage
"Actor Felton, best known for his portrayal of bleached-blond antagonist Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, recounts his career in his charming debut memoir. . . Felton weaves a seamless, sensitive narrative that will enchant Potterheads and fans of celebrity memoirs alike."--Publishers Weekly
"A surprisingly deep memoir from the actor who brought a memorable villain to the big screen."--Kirkus Reviews