A big novel about a small town…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 ...
es 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?
A big novel about a small town, The Casual Vacancy is J.K. Rowling’s first novel for adults. It is the work of a storyteller like no other.
J. K. Rowling is an expert in portraying troubled teenagers. They are more sensitive and perceptive than the adults expect them to be. It’s the adults who are buried in their own problems so deeply that they don’t know that their children can
..." really see through their thoughts. I wish I won’t forget this if I have my own teenage kids one day.Continua...Nascondi
Avevo letto che era un buon libro ma sono rimasto ugualmente sorpreso in positivo. Un bel romanzo con personaggi molto interessanti e momenti veramente toccanti. Molto consigliato. Oltre Harry Potter c'e' di piu'!