JK Rowling ‘accused of plagiarism’

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A new lawsuit accuses JK Rowling of plagiarism. The author of the Harry Potter series, who is among the wealthiest writers, is facing a multi-million-dollar lawsuit for plagiarizing various ideas from the late Adrian Jacobs. According to ‘The Times,’ JK Rowling lifted ideas for her books from Jacobs, who previously authored a children’s book.

The JK Rowling plagiarism claim has been going on off and on since 2004. Besides the Jacob estate, several other authors have accused Rowling of plagiarizing their stories, but to date none have been successful in their lawsuits.

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