"A no-holds-barred biography by gossip columnist Rita Skeeter that claims to reveal the imperfections of the former Hogwarts students known as Dumbledore's Army."
—Description at Flourish and Blotts[src]

Dumbledore's Army: The Dark Side of the Demob was a book by sensationalist author Rita Skeeter, about the lives of the members of Dumbledore's Army. This book according to her description, seemed to focus on their "imperfections". It was launched at Flourish and Blotts on 31 July, 2014.[1]


The cover of the book features Dumbledore's Army leader and teacher Harry Potter with his wife and fellow D.A. member Ginny Potter. Harry is shown attempting to block the photographer's shot with his hand.


"But let us not be severe. Harry Potter and his cohorts never claimed to be perfect! And for those who want to know exactly how imperfect they are, my new biography: Dumbledore's Army: The Dark Side of the Demob will be available from Flourish and Blotts on July 31st."
Rita Skeeter (Daily Prophet, 08 July, 2014)[src]
Skeeter advertised for this book in her gossip column of the Daily Prophet on 8 July of that year, in which she made various insinuations against the members of Dumbledore's Army who had gathered for the 2014 Quidditch World Cup in the Patagonian Desert.


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