In the Stacks Episode 132: The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

A video book review of The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling. To purchase the book, click here.

"The sudden death of a small town council member brings out the worst in everyone who knew him. It’s through the process of electing his replacement that we get to see various sides of human nature, throughout the full spectrum of society.

"The once idyllic town is now divided between the educated and more simple, rich vs. poor, progressive opposite conservative. Battles erupt and suddenly the town is at war. The colorful story rambles on, exposing the private thoughts of a cast of characters, related by blood or circumstance, all trying to hide something." -- Michelle Z. from In the Stacks.tv

 


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