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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

by J.K. Rowling

Madam Pince

Character Analysis

Madam Pince is the Hogwarts school librarian. She is a "thin, irritable woman who looked like an underfed vulture" (10.21). She guards her books with her life and constantly shushes the students working in the library.

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