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Flourish and Blotts

Queues spiral around the shop to meet Lockhart at his book signing in Flourish and Blotts.

A book shop for wizards, located in Diagon Alley


Flourish and Blotts fact file


Where in the world

Diagon Alley

Type

Shop

Significant events that took place here

Harry is introduced to Gilderoy Lockhart

Jim Kay's illustration of Diagon Alley

Welcome to Diagon Alley


... a shop called Flourish and Blotts where the shelves were stacked to the ceiling with books as large as paving stones bound in leather


Extract

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

By J.K. Rowling

The Weasleys and the Malfoys square up to each other in a crowded bookshop.

The top 9 coolest pubs and shops in the wizarding world


Harry replies to Lockhart's fanmail during detention.

Gilderoy Lockhart

By J.K. Rowling


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When young Harry here stepped into Flourish and Blotts today, he only wanted to buy my autobiography which I shall be happy to present him now, free of charge.


Gilderoy Lockhart
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Mum, d’you honestly think You-Know-Who’s going to be hiding behind a bookshelf in Flourish and Blotts?


Ron Weasley
Queues spiral around the shop to meet Lockhart at his book signing in Flourish and Blotts.

Lockhart's book signing


Rita Skeeter interviews Harry in the broom cupboard, her Quick Quote Quill takes down all the notes.

The wizarding world writers: ranked


A loud ripping noise rent the air; two of the Monster Books had seized a third and were pulling it apart.


Extract

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

By J.K. Rowling

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Designing Diagon Alley