However my parents - both of whom came from impoverished backgrounds, and neither of whom had been to college - took the view that my overactive imagination was an amusing quirk that would never pay a mortgage or secure a pension.
Joanne "Jo" Rowling (born 31 July 1965), pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, screenwriter and film producer best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies. They have become the best-selling book series in history.
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