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A tale of trolls and goblins: the Low German “Puk” in Harry Potter

Translation is a powerful tool, and even the smallest subtleties can create big differences in a story. Take a look at this case from the Low German translation of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, where a connection is drawn between stupid trolls and the clever-faced goblins.

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