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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 1 - The Riddle House Summary

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Chapter 1 - The Riddle House Summary

The scene is an abandoned house in Little Hagleton where the strange deaths of three members of the Riddle family years before have given the house an eerie and haunted ambience. Tom Riddle, his wife, and son were found dead at the dining room table with their mouths and eyes open with the expression of sheer terror. Frank Bryce, the gardener, seeing a strange light, goes up to the house to see what is happening. Standing outside the door of the drawing room, he hears a conversation between two strangers, Wormtail and Lord Voldemort. In their conversation, they mention the murder of a woman called Bertha Jorkins and plans concerning the fate of Harry Potter. They are also in conspiracy over plans for the Quidditch World Cup.

Frank does not really understand any of this conversation, but feels the...

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