The casual vacancy

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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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9780316228589
9780316228565
9780316228534
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9781619695009
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subject_facet City and town life -- England -- Fiction, City council members -- Death -- Fiction, Country life -- England -- Fiction, England -- Fiction, Local elections -- Fiction
title_display The casual vacancy
title_full The Casual Vacancy, The casual vacancy / J.K. Rowling, The casual vacancy [sound recording] / J. K. Rowling
title_short The casual vacancy
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