It is the summer holidays, and one night Harry Potter wakes up with his scar burning. He has had a strange dream, one that he can't help worrying about … until a timely invitation from Ron Weasley arrives: to nothing less than the Quidditch World Cup. Soon Harry is reunited with Ron and Hermione and gasping at the thrills of an international Quidditch match. But then something horrible happens which casts a shadow over everybody, and Harry in particular.
"The world of Hogwarts is complete in every riotous, headlong detail. The richness and scale of Rowling's invention is exhilarating, but the real proof of quality lies in J.K. Rowling's ability to draw the reader into Harry's world and make it seem believable." Guardian