"The Rise and Fall of the Dark Arts contains details about Harry Potter’s survival of Lord Voldemort’s attack."
— Description[src]

The Rise and Fall of the Dark Arts is a book chronicling the history of the Dark Arts, including that of Lord Voldemort's reign of terror. The book discusses the significance of the Dark Mark as a symbol of Voldemort and his Death Eaters,[1] and recounts Harry Potter's survival of Lord Voldemort's attack and his subsequent downfall.[2][3]


"I know all about you, of course — I got a few extra books, for background reading, and you're in Modern Magical History and The Rise and Fall of the Dark Arts and Great Wizarding Events of the Twentieth Century."
Hermione Granger meeting with Harry Potter for the first time[src]

Some time before September of 1991, Hermione Granger had read this book before meeting Harry for the first time on board the Hogwarts Express.[2] In 1997, Hermione considered this book as she was sorting supplies for their journey. In the end, she decided to bring it with them.[4]

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