Retrieved 22 October You get the sense that with these explanations, she simply feels she is filling in the blanks. Jason Parham Depth of Field: She also has a tendency to blur the line between fiction and reality -- and use the wizarding world as a tool with which to make sense of the real one. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. These aren't necessarily good excuses. As a result of his mistakes, Albus felt that he was not to be trusted with power and, because of this, never took the position of Minister for Magic, despite being offered it several times.
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Retrieved 3 April It is revealed in Philosopher's Stone by Mr. In the second novel, Dumbledore suspects that Tom Riddle is somehow involved in the attacks on the muggle born students, as he says, when asked who is the culprit, "not who, but how? Rowling outs Hogwarts character".
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