Rowling keeps it real in moving new novel

Rowling keeps it real in moving new novel
JK Rowling: a great storyteller with a clear eye and a warm heart.

The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling. Little, Brown, €20. Reviewed by Anna Carey.

The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling

.....

The knives were out straight away. As soon as the embargoes were lifted and the first reviews of JK Rowling's first novel for adults appeared, it was clear that no one was going to give the richest author in the world an easy ride. So far, she's been accused of writing socialist propaganda, of being gratuitously violent and sexually explicit and of not being able to write coherently at...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription

€1

For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription

€200€149

For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription

€55€42

For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

More from The Business Post