Harry can't wait for his holidays with the dire Dursleys to end.
But a small, self-punishing house-elf warns Harry of mortal danger
awaiting him at Hogwarts School. Returning to the castle
nevertheless, Harry hears a rumour about a chamber of secrets,
holding unknown horrors to wizards of Muggle parentage. Now someone
is casting spells that turn people to stone, and a terrible warning
is found painted on the wall. The chief suspect - always in the
wrong place - is Harry. But something much darker has yet to be