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Author: J K Rowling; Amazon.com (Firm)
Publisher: [New York] : Little Brown, [New York] : Sold by Hachette Book Group, [Seattle] : Distributed by Amazon.com, 2012. 2012. 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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: Electronic books
Black humor (Literature)
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J K Rowling; Amazon.com (Firm)
ISBN: 9780316228558 0316228559
OCLC Number: 838194222
Description: 1 online resource (513 pages)
Responsibility: J.K. Rowling.

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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 seat left by Barry on the town's 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?

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