Amazon receives 1.6m DH pre-orders

Worldwide, Amazon has collected an astounding 1.6 million pre-orders for Deathly Hallows, eclipsing the previous record of 1.5m for Half-Blood Prince.

“We are thrilled to offer our customers a low, low price for ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ plus Saturday delivery at no extra charge,” said Greg Greeley, vice president of books at “As a show of gratitude to our customers, we are giving every customer who pre-orders ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ before July 21 a $5 promotional certificate to use on a future purchase in the month of August.”

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