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Morte Súbita - J.K. Rowling
Morte Súbita
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O novo livro de J.K. Rowling, autora da aclamada serie Harry Potter, que vendeu mais 450 milhoes de livros pelo mundo, conta a historia de Pagford e seus habitantes, que, apos a morte inesperada de Barry Fairbrother, membro da Camara do vilarejo, fica em choque.Pagford e, aparentemente, uma... show more
O novo livro de J.K. Rowling, autora da aclamada serie Harry Potter, que vendeu mais 450 milhoes de livros pelo mundo, conta a historia de Pagford e seus habitantes, que, apos a morte inesperada de Barry Fairbrother, membro da Camara do vilarejo, fica em choque.Pagford e, aparentemente, uma pacata cidade inglesa com tudo o de mais comum e organizado que pode haver, mas o que esta por tras da fachada bonita e uma cidade em guerra - uma guerra de classes, credos, geracoes e interesses.Ricos em guerra com os pobres, adolescentes em guerra com seus pais, esposas em guerra com seus maridos, professores em guerra com seus pupilos Pagford nao e o que parece ser.O assento vazio deixado por Barry no conselho municipal logo se torna o catalisador para a maior guerra que a cidade ja viu. Quem triunfara em uma eleicao repleta de duplicidade, paixao e revelacoes inesperadas?
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9788520932537 (8520932533)
Publisher: Nova Fronteira
Pages no: 512
Edition language: Portuguese
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Watch - Eat - Read
Watch - Eat - Read rated it
3.0 The Casual Vacancy
I found it interesting the "hero" of this story is a dead man. The majority of the characters being developed are not very likeable. The teenagers are much more well developed than the older characters in my opinion. The story is really quite gripping initially and I powered through this book. Howev...
shazoo00oo
shazoo00oo rated it
3.5 Casual Vacancy review
I started this book in May. MAY. I had the hardest time getting into it at first, the redundancy was murderizing my will to continue. I was going to quit, but I had read a few discussions about it, finding there were many people that were feeling the same way, but they were persuaded to keep goi...
Cheri's Book Blog
Cheri's Book Blog rated it
5.0 Interesting, Moving, and Engaging
I wish I hadn't waited so long to read this book. It's been sitting on my TBR list and I kept passing it up. Then I saw that HBO was making a mini-series out of it and I didn't want to watch it before I read it. What an incredible character study. Rowling connects the citizens in Pagford to one an...
Read, Rate, Review, Re-Read
Read, Rate, Review, Re-Read rated it
4.5 Rainbowthon: The Casual Vacancy
Brief Background: The small country town of Pagford is shocked when Parish Councillor and well known townsman Barry Fairbrother suddenly dies of an aneurysm. In his absence, a seat on the local council is vacated and a race to fill it ensues between the factions concerned with social welfare, and th...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.5 Modern Austen
So I was a little slow getting around to reading this book. Honestly, it’s because the last four Harry Potter books felt, well, bloated to be honest. Well, this isn’t Harry Potter. It’s Jane Austen with teeth. And not vampire teeth either. It’s the claws that ...
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