What year did the book rascal take place in?
May 1918- April 1919
The Harry Potter books are set in the nineties -- 1991 to 1998, specifically. The first book takes place from the beginning of the school year, which was 1991, to the end of the school year in 1992. The second book takes place from autumn 1992 to summer 1993. So, the third book -- Prisoner of Azkaban -- takes place from autumn 1993 to summer 1994.