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ISBN#9780316228589
BIB ID#1585893
Call# FIC Rowling

The casual vacancy

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Publisher
New York : Little, Brown & Co., 2012.
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Description
503 p. ; 25 cm.
Summary
When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock and the empty seat left by Barry on the parish council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has yet seen.

Reviews and Notes

Summary/Annotation ->  A big novel about a small town... When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty façade is a town at war. Rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils...Pagford is not what it first seems. And the empty seat left by Barry on the parish council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has yet seen. Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity, and unexpected revelations? A big novel about a small town, The Casual Vacancy is J.K. Rowling's first novel for adults. It is the work of a storyteller like no other.

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I love everything about that book. The language, the story which goes slowly, and the characters. I didn't wanted to read it first after reading all the reviews, but I'm glad I did. Now it's one of my favorite books.