|"Is this all real? Or has this been happening inside my head?"
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Vernon Dursley was among this newspaper's readers. When Harry Potter entered the kitchen at 4 Privet Drive on the morning 23 August 1994, Vernon Dursley did not acknowledge him, as he was absorbed in his copy of the Daily Mail.
Behind the scenes
- The Daily Mail is a real-world tabloid newspaper founded in 1896. It is is the United Kingdom's second biggest-selling daily newspaper.
- J. K. Rowling has said she particularly dislikes this British tabloid, which once made references to a stalker she insisted did not exist, and conducted interviews with her estranged ex-husband. As one journalist noted, "Harry's Uncle Vernon is a grotesque philistine of violent tendencies and remarkably little brain. It is not difficult to guess which newspaper Rowling gives him to read."
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (First appearance)
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film)
Notes and references
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Daily Mail" on Wikipedia
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Chapter 3 (The Invitation)
- ↑ Mentioned on the Half-Blood Prince script released on the Warner Bros. Awards website
- ↑ Lockerbie, Catherine. "All aboard the Hogwarts Express," The Scotsman, 11 July 2000 on Accio Quote!