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David Bowie, Harry Potter, Hogwarts, J.K Rowling, Labyrinth -

Having recently started reading the Labyrinth novelisation I could not help but notice the similarities between it and the Harry Potter series. The unhappy childhood, castles and Goblins, the maze in the tri-wizard tournament which the competitors must negotiate for the safe return of someone they care about, Jareth’s introduction to the story as an Owl, the character ‘Ludo’ Bagman and the similarities between Hagrid, Fang and Ludo from Labyrinth. There were a few more I noticed while reading, see what you think; A “Forbidding Forrest” Much like the forbidden forest that borders Hogwarts, this ‘forbidding forest’ makes even the...

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