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The Casual Vacancy (Audio CD) (Unabridged)
The Casual Vacancy - Audio CD - Unabridged
Author: J. K. Rowling, Tom Hollander (Narrator)
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...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781619695009
ISBN-10: 1619695006
Publication Date: 9/27/2012
Rating:
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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3.3 stars, based on 26 ratings
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Book Type: Audio CD
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Janjunebug avatar reviewed The Casual Vacancy (Audio CD) (Unabridged) on + 191 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
I listened to the audio book version and loved it. Yes, there are lots of characters, and I had to pay close attention to the reader to sort them all out. I found myself liking the foul-mouthed Crystal and hoping she would make it and be able to find a way out of her horrible life just as her rowing coach, Barry Fairbrother, had done. I think Rowling's characters' development was well done; as you progress, you see their personalities take shape. I highly recommend this book.
jegka avatar reviewed The Casual Vacancy (Audio CD) (Unabridged) on + 151 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
This was not Harry Potter, so don't expect it to be. This is the story of the political maneuvering in a small British town. It speaks to greed and vice and ambition, family dynamics, and the social welfare system. There were few people to cheer for, as each character was written frankly, with all their human flaws exposed.
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