Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16 Summary

Ron and Harry were at the Burrow. It's Christmas break and they're talking about what Harry overheard as they sliced food by hand. They'll be able to use their wands when they turn 17. After presents and after Christmas lunch—they set in the living room, listening or ignoring the music, then talking: Remus Lupin assured Harry that the Prince's potion book was not his father's. Harry later discovered that the book was 50 years old, older than the cohort of Hogwart's students that included his father and Lupin.

Lupin mentioned that he'd been working as a spy for Dumbledore, amongst the werewolves, who had sided with Voldemort. He blended in easily. His father had offended Fenrir Greyback and he had been bitten as a child. No one believed Harry that Snape was a Death Eater. Later, Percy and Rufus Scrimgeour, the Minister of Magic, arrived together. After...

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