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The casual vacancy

Author: J K Rowling
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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 facade 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Black humor (Literature)
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Black humor
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J K Rowling
ISBN: 9781408704202 140870420X
OCLC Number: 811338901
Awards: Winner of Good Reads Choice Awards: Fiction 2012.
Winner of Goodreads Choice Awards: Fiction 2012.
Description: 503 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: J.K. Rowling.
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