Extract from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

By J.K. Rowling

Easily the most boring lesson was History of Magic, which was the only class taught by a ghost. Professor Binns had been very old indeed when he had fallen asleep in front of the staff-room fire and got up next morning to teach, leaving his body behind him. Binns droned on and on while they scribbled down names and dates and got Emeric the Evil and Uric the Oddball mixed up.


Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

By J.K. Rowling