Contest to finish Order of the Phoenix

27th June 2003 at 01:00
An English teacher who has won international speed-reading competitions was beaten in a contest to finish Order of the Phoenix. Anne Jones and two pupils from Burleigh Community College in Loughborough completed the 766-page bestseller in under one hour and 42 minutes, but their recall of the book was less accurate than 14-year-old Jennifer Gosling, who finished it in one hour 56 minutes.

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