• 21st Century,  General Fiction

    The Casual Vacancy by J.K Rowling

    When The Casual Vacancy news flooded the world some months ago, I was super excited for J.R Rowling publishing an adult book, a typically English book and for the description provided on many websites, it almost felt like a modern Cranford. So, I bought it and finally after a lot of waiting (never trust the mail system) it arrived at the beginning of October and although it was not what I expected, it was a great reading. From The Book Depository: 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…