Mother`s death inspired orphan Harry Potter

A TEARFUL J K Rowling revealed in an interview that her mother`s death as she created her hugely successful “Harry Potter” character led her to make the boy wizard an orphan.

Joanne Kathleen Rowling was 25 when her mother died aged 45 after a 10-year battle with multiple sclerosis — just as she was sketching out early versions of the “Harry Potter” novels which transformed her into one of Britain`s richest women.

Mother`s death inspired orphan Harry Potter: Rowling

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