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    #1

    the old Rowling's book/ Rowling's old book

    Which is correct?

    I read the old Rowling's book.
    I read Rowling's old book.

    Thanks in advance for all the answers :)

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    Re: the old Rowling's book/ Rowling's old book

    Quote Originally Posted by marker View Post
    Which is correct?

    I read the old Rowling's book.
    I read Rowling's old book.

    Thanks in advance for all the answers :)
    I would use:

    - I read the old book by Rowling.
    - I read Rowling's old book.

    Your first sentence is quite unnatural. Out of curiosity, which Rowling are you talking about?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: the old Rowling's book/ Rowling's old book

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I would use:

    - I read the old book by Rowling.
    - I read Rowling's old book.

    Your first sentence is quite unnatural. Out of curiosity, which Rowling are you talking about?
    It wasn't Rowling who wrote Harry Potter :) Just an example which came to my mind out of the blue :)

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