Thursday, 12 April 2012

J.K Rowlings New book The Casual Vacancy

J. K. Rowling(Author of the popular series: Harry Potter) has finally revealed details about her first novel since the Harry Potter series which just happens to be for adults. The book which is titled The Causal Vacancy is to be released on September 27th this year.

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The publisher billed the new book as “Blackly comic, thought-provoking and constantly surprising.” The book is a dramatic departure from her wizard series, and will focus on a parish council election in a small English town that “becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has yet seen.

The Plot:“When Barry Fairweather dies unexpectedly in his early forties, the little 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.” 

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