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1619695009 03 02 1619695006 03 9781619695009 15 9781619695009 14 09781619695009 01 AC 15 <b202>01</b202> <b203>The Casual Vacancy</b203> 15 9780316228534 1 A01 J. K. Rowling Rowling, J. K. J. K. Rowling 2 E07 Tom Hollander Hollander, Tom Tom Hollander UBR 01 eng 09 1080 05 FIC000000 01 07 7.2 01 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 fa├žade 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.]]


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
City council members -- Death -- Fiction.
Local elections -- Fiction.
Country life -- England -- Fiction.