“The Hour is the Crux”

The influence of other authors on the work of JK Rowling has been well documented. I’ve written several other posts to this effect here on Medium.com and I recommend that any serious reader of J.K. Rowling also visit the Hogwarts Professor site which is a treasure trove and running commentary on the literary allusions and intertextuality at work in J.K. Rowling’s corpus. In my research thus far, however, there is one author who has surprisingly not been cited as an influence on Rowling’s work — the legendary Alan Moore, author of Watchmen, From Hell, V for Vendetta among several other…

Bob Rightside

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