• Character Ted Tonks was a Muggle-born wizard, father of Nymphadora and husband of Andromeda. He was described by his daughter as a “right old slob,” in contrast to the Dursleys, whose house seemed unnaturally clean to Nymphadora (OP3). Andromeda’s marriage to Ted resulted in her being disowned by the Black family… Read More
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I’ve just finished my third reading of OP. The Dursleys interest me in a way that I can’t fathom, but I feel the need to explain Petunia Dursley. OP opens our minds and Harry’s to the idea that Petunia had had more contact with, and understanding of, the wizarding world then she had hitherto pretended. From the small glimpse we… Read More