Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling's new book will be released 27 September 2012! Oh my goodness I am so excited! 
The publishers description is as follows...

When Barry Fairweather 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.

I honestly have no words to express how much I am anxiously anticipating this book...other than it is about as much as Peter Jackson's version of The Hobbit and Brandon Sanderson's A Memory of Light. I hate the waiting! 

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