A Casual vacancy by J K Rowling

About the book

When Barry Fairbrother dies unexpectedly in his early 40s, the little town of Pagford is left in shock. The empty seat left by Barry on the parish council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest war the town has ever seen. Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity and unexpected revelations?

Reviewed by Paperback Readers

We enjoyed the book. It was a challenging read because of the characters and the subjects covered. Graphic descriptions were hard hitting although realistic.

Star rating: ****

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2 thoughts on “A Casual vacancy by J K Rowling”

  1. Review by Milford Mondays
    The group enjoyed this and they thought it better than the TV adaption. Well written.
    Star rating: ****

  2. Review by Bookwombs
    A thought provoking soap opera. We enjoyed the range of characters and difficult issues explored with sensitivity. An accurate portrayal of village life and its microcosm of society.
    Star rating ***

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