A review by crying_again
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two, by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany

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When people told me that this book is trash, I didn't believe them. When internet forums told me not to waste me time on it, I didn't listen to them.

And now I regret it. From where do I start? Where? Delphi doesn't make any sense. AT ALL. You are telling me that Voldemort, the man who dived head first into dark arts so much that his appearance changed, split his soul into 7 freaking pieces is stable enough to create a child, a heir? That there is enough life left in him to make a new life form either magically or biologically?

Then comes Albus Severus Potter. My God. That child is such a brat. And James Sirius just seems like a careless idiot who doesn't cares for anything. I can't get over this. Harry and Ginny, who have seen the worst of wars, have known how it feels to be an outcast, don't you think they would've taught their children to be kind and considerate and helpful. But no. Albus for some unknown reasons hates his dad, and doesn't uses even a tiny amount of his brain. He hears Amos Diggory (why would Amos even complain to Harry about Cedric? Amos was a ministry worker who had seen the worst of Voldemort days. He would NEVER ask Harry to meddle with time) complain to Harry and tries to play the hero himself.

And this, ladies and gentlemen and people, marks the exact point where this book becomes a mess of stupidity, plot holes and all characters acting out of their personalities.

The sweet trolley lady turns to be a monster, the Polyjuice Potion is brewed within minutes. Albus and Scorpius don't even question where did Delphi get the potion from? The time travel itself. And that blanket thing wasn't brilliant, it was effing stupid. How can Albus deliver his message through it? If I spill something on a desk in the past, does that means the thing will appear on the desk in the present as well? 

AND FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE, RON WEASLY HAS SEEN THE EFFECTS OF A LOVE POTION. HE GOT INTO THAT MESS OF GETTING POISONED BECAUSE HE HAD CHOCOLATE SPIKED WITH IT. HE WOULD NEVER, EVER GIVE ALBUS A LOVE POTION. 

AND CEDRIC DIGGORY, WAS A KIND, LOVELY, LOYAL, BRAVE AND FRIENDLY HUFFLEPUFF. I CAN SAY THAT VOLDEMORT CAN ACCEPT DEATH AND MORTALITY BUT CEDRIC CAN NEVER BECOME A DEATH EATER.

And what kind of name is Panju? Did the writers had no other Indian name? All they had to use was their fingers and the internet.

The finale was vague and rubbish. That interaction b/w Draco and Hermione seems like something straight out of a Dramione fanfic. 

Sure, you may have enjoyed the book. There were parts of it I liked. But on the whole, this book was a cringe and a huge mess. A LOVE the 7 Harry Potter books. But I can't like this, no matter how much I try. This is not my canon and I have seen Wattpad fanfictions better than this.

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