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Flourish and Blotts is a bookstore in Diagon Alley. It is currently open to Pottermore players. All of the currently sold books are on the Shopping List , meaning that wizards must purchase them before arriving at Hogwarts. Flourish and Blotts plays host to a book signing by Gilderoy Lockhart and is crowded with his fans, who appear to be mostly middle-aged witches. Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki.
Unidentified manager. Established in , it is where most Hogwarts students purchase their schoolbooks. The shop has had a few problems with certain books, such as The Invisible Book of Invisibility which cost them a great deal of money though they never found them, and The Monster Book of Monsters which tore each other up as well as biting the manager when he tried to get one out. Flourish and Blotts was first established in Diagon Alley in the year of Sometime in early , Flourish and Blotts was closed as it attempted to locate its order of Disappearing Ink. In August of , famous wizard author Gilderoy Lockhart held a book signing at the shop and used it as an opportunity to announce his taking of the post of Defence Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry that year. In an effort to gain more publicity, he dragged Harry Potter into the spotlight against his will and gifted Harry a complete set of his books.
I loved imagining what a bookshop would look like within a magical world. Of course, when the store is in the wizarding world, it just gets even more magical. I know. I'm sorry. I'm a Muggle, too.
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Parents began reading to their children again. I have grown grandchildren who are rereading the series. Flourish and Blotts Bookseller is a bookshop on the North Side of Diagon Alley, about halfway down the street on the left-hand side. Established in , it is where most Hogwarts students including Harry, Ron, and Hermione, purchase their schoolbooks. The shop is filled with shelves stacked to the ceiling.
Life for Harry has never been this good, far better than Privet Drive. Finally, he has found a family that accepts him, and treats him as one of their own, rather than as an inferior intruder. True, he is still not allowed to perform magic, but it surrounds him, and is a natural part of life. The letters from Hogwarts , including Harry's, arrive at the Burrow. As always, the letter has a reminder that the term starts September 1st, and include the school booklist. Based on the list's content, Fred surmises that the new Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher is a witch and a fan of Lockhart. George has a more practical thought: "This lot won't come cheap.