Thursday, August 30, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday (5)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly post that highlights books we are excited to read hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine

Title: The Casual Vacancy
Author: J.K Rowling
When Barry Fairweather 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?

The Casual Vacancy is J.K. Rowling’s first novel for adults.

Why am I excited?:
Um, duh. Another book from J.K Rowling, enough said.

What book are you waiting for?

Happy Reading,


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