Михаил Назаренко (petro_gulak) wrote,
Михаил Назаренко

Роулинг для взрослых, 27.09.2012

The Casual Vacancy
When Barry Fairweather dies unexpectedly in his early 40s, 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 parish 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.
Tags: rowling

  • О слабости

    "Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind". - Моэм. Бремя страстей человеческих.

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    ...Но наш-то, наш-то — не плачь, сынок — Но наш-то на ослике цок да цок Навстречу смерти своей. На встречу со страшною смертью своей, На встречу со…

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