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    DURMSTRANG IS IN NORWAY

    December 22, 2013 by Acrobasis01

    DURMSTRANG CASTLE IS IN NORWAY (ANNOTATED WITH BIBLIOGRAPHY)

    Rowling gives enough information in Goblet of Fire and in a statement to fans in Glasgow to locate Durmstrang in Norway. She gives 10 very specific clues.

    1. In the "far north." (Rowling 2000, 11:167, 23:417)
    2. Access to the sea. (Rowling 2000, 15:246)
    3. Must predate 1294. (Rowling 2000, 12:187)
    4. Castle has only "four floors". (Rowling 2000, 23:417)
    5. Few hours of daylight in winter. (Rowling 2000, 23:417)
    6. Extensive grounds. (Rowling 2000, 23:417)
    7. Mountains. (Rowling 2000, 23:417)
    8. Lakes. (Rowling 2000, 23:417)
    9. Forests. (Rowling 2000, 23:417)
    10. "Somewhere in Scandinavia... Norway..." (Scruton 2000: Rowling Quote)


    If Durmstrang, a gross corruption of the German "Sturm und Drang" (Storm and Stress), lies to …

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