The top 5 most shocking deaths in literature: Dumbledore

harrypotter-180-halfbloodprince.jpgProfessor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore from J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Fans of Harry Potter got a real shock while reading this sixth book in the series. Dumbledore's murder was a huge blow to readers. For five books Severus Snape had been a trusted ally and Dumbledore had always been so in control of every situation. But in just a few pages everything changed and fans lost their beloved Dumbledore.

Check out his death scene from the movie adaptation.

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