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Tom Riddle's diary

A seemingly ordinary Muggle-made book, transformed into a Horcrux by the young Lord Voldemort

Tom Riddle's diary fact file



Magical properties

Can communicate with anyone who writes in its pages


To coerce someone into re-opening the Chamber of Secrets

Where it is likely to be found

In Hogwarts, Malfoy Manor or the Burrow

Who made or first owned it

Purchased from a newsagent's in Vauxhall Road, London by a young Tom Marvolo Riddle

When it was made

Sometime before 1943

Who it belongs to

Left in the care of Lucius Malfoy, before being passed to Ginny Weasley. Destroyed by Harry Potter