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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

by J.K. Rowling

Caratacus Burke

Character Analysis

Burke is the founder of a specialty shop in Knockturn Alley called Borgin and Burkes. Dumbledore procures a memory from him, one that tells the story of the day Merope Riddle sold the precious Slytherin locket to him. Burke gave her a mere ten Galleons. When Voldemort left Hogwarts, Burke gave him a job in the shop.

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