"And everyone who read Sonnets of a Sorcerer spoke in limericks for the rest of their lives."
— Ron Weasley regarding this book[src]

Sonnets of a Sorcerer was a poetry book which cursed anyone who read it. They would speak in limericks for the rest of their lives. Ron Weasley mentioned this book to Harry Potter when discussing the reasons why a book could be dangerous in 1993.[1]

Sometime between September 1, 1986 and August 31, 1989, Talbott Winger was reading the book in the Hogwarts Library. He thought it was quite good, and didn't get cursed by it. However, it is possible that this particular copy was not cursed.[3]

A cursed copy was confiscated by Arthur Weasley, working for the Misuse of Muggle Artefacts Office, sometime before 1993.[1]

Another copy was found on Hermione Granger's bookshelves at the British Ministry of Magic in 2020.[2]


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