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This is an auction for THE CASUAL VACANCY by J K Rowling.

"This book represents a truckload of shrewdness . . . There were sentences I underlined for the sheer purpose of figuring out how English words could be combined so delightfully . . . genuinely moving."
- Washington Post (US)

"THE CASUAL VACANCY is a complete joy to read . . . a stunning, brilliant, outrageously gripping and entertaining evocation of British society today."
- Daily Mirror (UK)

Amazon.com review:

"When Barry Fairbrother dies unexpectedly in his early forties, the little 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 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? Blackly comic, thought-provoking and constantly surprising, THE CASUAL VACANCY is J.K. Rowling’s first novel for adults."

More very favourable reviews on Amazon.com.

Hardback 2012.

503 pages.

Very good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95 (ordinary post) or $6.95 (tracked mail). If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $9.95.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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