J.K. Rowling's novel for adults gets a title and plot summary(Read article summary)
'The Casual Vacancy' by J.K. Rowling will center on an election for a parish council seat.
According to her publisher, the title of J.K. Rowling‚Äôs book for adults will be ‚ÄúThe Casual Vacancy.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúThe Casual Vacancy,‚ÄĚ which will be released on Sept. 27, will revolve around the sudden death of a parish council member in the British town of Pagford.
‚ÄúPagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey,‚ÄĚ reads the statement from Rowling‚Äôs publisher Little, Brown. ‚ÄúBut what lies behind the pretty fa√ßade 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.‚ÄĚ
An election for the new parish council seat will lead to deception and surprises, according to the publisher.
‚ÄúThe Casual Vacancy‚ÄĚ will be released in e-book form and audio and CD downloads as well as print.
Molly Driscoll is a Monitor contributor.