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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Study Guide & Plot Summary

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Plot Summary

Before the Prime Minister of Muggles met the new Minister of Magic, he learned that the disaster the media had attributed to a hurricane was actually caused by Death Eaters, possibly accompanied by giants. The war was escalating. Voldemort had tasked Narcissa Malfoy's son Draco with killing Dumbledore (and Professor Snape vowed to help). Albus Dumbledore, headmaster of Hogwart's, personally explained to the Dursleys of Privet Drive that the protective spell he had cast over the now 16-year-old Harry Potter would lose its power in a year, when he came of age. The informal games of 2-on-2 Quidditch at the Weasley's home gave way to school preparations: off to London's Diagon Alley to purchase supplies; such as, books, robes, wands, owls and the usual. Harry and his friends found everything changed: the Leaky Cauldron was almost empty; many shops had closed and were covered with posters containing warnings...

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