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by J.K. Rowling
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Bloggeretterized rated it 9 years ago
I’ve been dreading to write this review because of the whole “If you can’t say anything nice, than don’t say anything at all” deal. But I have to stay true to what I feel, so here I go.I had high expectations about JK’s first book for adults. Of course I knew this was not going to be Harry Potter. I...
Musings of a Bibliomaniac
Musings of a Bibliomaniac rated it 9 years ago
Whatever I choose to write about this book will probably be redundant since so many of the 4-star reviews here have already done Rowling's latest installment grand justice. The book, the characters, the plotting have been dissected, discussed, expounded on with great gusto.Nevertheless, I'd like to ...
Reading Junkie
Reading Junkie rated it 9 years ago
The Casual Vacancy is a really good book about terrible people. I love J.K. Rowling's writing style, even when the subject isn't Harry Potter. She has a way of drawing you into the story and making you interested in the characters, even when they're kind of horrible people and the subject that the...
I'm Reading...
I'm Reading... rated it 9 years ago
I was a bit apprehensive about reading this book, because I had enjoyed the Harry Potter books so much and was afraid I wouldn't like this one. But, oh, my, was I wrong. As in the Potter books it is clear that Rowling knows how to tell a story, and how to create characters that seem so real that yo...
The Incredibly Deadly Viper
The Incredibly Deadly Viper rated it 9 years ago
And it only took me a month and half!
Bücher, Bücher, 100000 Bücher
Bücher, Bücher, 100000 Bücher rated it 9 years ago
Awful. Absolutely awful.
The voyage of the bookworm
The voyage of the bookworm rated it 9 years ago
Boring as hell... the title should have been The Casual Vacuity.
Bonnie rated it 10 years ago
Update 7/3/2012: Well... I can't lie. That is one seriously disappointing cover.A 2012 release date?!?!?!? SO EXCITED.Enough said.
Claudia The Conquerer
Claudia The Conquerer rated it 53 years ago
I don't have a huge amount to say about The Casual Vacancy other than I thought it was good but not my cup of tea. I don't think JKR has ruined her reputation by publishing this after Harry Potter, I just think she wants to get out of the whole children's author thing and she did it in a very dark a...
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