In Edinburgh Cafes. It took J. K. Rowling six years to write "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone".
More Literature Trivia
Cyril Proudbottom. In the 1949 film "The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad", Mr. Toad's horse, Cyril Proudbottom, is voiced by J. Pat O'Malley.
Marmee. In "Little Women", Marmee encourages her daughters to give their breakfasts to a poor family on Christmas morning.
Norway. Knut Hamsun was born Knud Pedersen in Lom, Norway on August 4, 1859.
Agatha Christie's. Agatha Christie wrote romance novels under the name Mary Westmacott.
Wicked. The book "Wicked" was adapted into a Broadway play and spawned a sequel.
Dix Noble. Dix Noble is a sheriff in "Double Take".