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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 3 Summary

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Chapter 3 Summary

It is now summer vacation, after which Harry and Dudley will start secondary school. They will part company, however, since Dudley will be attending a private school while Harry will be going to the ominous public school. Shortly before the start of the school term, a letter arrives addressed to Harry Potter, at "The Cupboard Under the Stairs, 4 Privet Drive, Little Whinging, Surrey." This is very curious because Harry never receives mail. It is made of heavy parchment, and there is no stamp. Before he gets a chance to open the letter, however, his Uncle Vernon snatches it from him and reads it. It visibly upsets him and he disposes of it immediately without telling Harry what it says. The address upsets his Aunt and Uncle enough to move him out of the cupboard and into Dudley's "extra" bedroom. They are afraid that someone is obviously spying...

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