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Author : J. K. Rowling
ISBN : 0751561606
Genre : Fiction
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When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the 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 facade 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? A big novel about a small town, THE CASUAL VACANCY is J.K. Rowling's first novel for adults. It is the work of a storyteller like no other.

The Cuckoo S Calling

Author : Robert Galbraith
ISBN : 9781408704042
Genre : Fiction
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When a troubled model falls to her death from a snow-covered Mayfair balcony, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. However, her brother has his doubts, and calls in private investigator Cormoran Strike to look into the case. Strike is a war veteran - wounded both physically and psychologically - and his life is in disarray. The case gives him a financial lifeline, but it comes at a personal cost: the more he delves into the young model's complex world, the darker things get - and the closer he gets to terrible danger . . . A gripping, elegant mystery steeped in the atmosphere of London - from the hushed streets of Mayfair to the backstreet pubs of the East End to the bustle of Soho - The Cuckoo's Calling is a remarkable book. Introducing Cormoran Strike, this is the acclaimed first crime novel by J.K. Rowling, writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

Satantango

Author : László Krasznahorkai
ISBN : 9780811217347
Genre : Fiction
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Stuck in the middle of nowhere during days of endless rain, a dozen inhabitants of an isolated hamlet share schemes, crimes, infidelities--and even some dancing--at a local watering hole.

Limited Edition The Casual Vacancy

Author : J.K. Rowling
ISBN : 9786160411399
Genre : Fiction
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เมื่อแบร์รี แฟร์บราเทอร์ ตายลงอย่างกะทันหันในวัยสี่สิบต้น ๆ เมืองเล็ก ๆ ในประเทศอังกฤษที่ชื่อแพกฟอร์ดก็ตกอยู่ในอาการขวัญผวา แพกฟอร์ดนั้นดูเผิน ๆ เหมือนว่าจะเป็นชนบทอังกฤษที่แสนสุข แต่เบื้องหลังของ ฉากหน้านั้น นี่เป็นเมืองแห่งสงคราม คนรวยทำสงครามกับคนจน วัยรุ่นทำสงคราม กับพ่อแม่ภรรยากับสามี ครูกับนักเรียน...แพกฟอร์ดไม่ได้เป็นอย่างที่เห็นในตอนแรกและที่นั่งในสภาที่ว่างลงเพราะการจากไปของแบร์รีนั้นจะกลายเป็น ชนวนของสงครามใหญ่สุดที่เมืองนี้เคยมีมา ใครจะเป็นผู้นำชั้ยในการเลือกตั้งที่ความกระหาย การตีสองหน้าและการเปิดโปงที่คาดไม่ถึง เป็นเรื่อง ที่กระตุ้นให้คิด และนำความประหลาดใจมาให้ผู้อ่านครั้งแล้วครั้งเล่า

The Silkworm

Author : Robert Galbraith
ISBN : 9780316206914
Genre : Fiction
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Private investigator Cormoran Strike returns in a new mystery from Robert Galbraith, author of the #1 international bestseller The Cuckoo's Calling. When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days--as he has done before--and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than his wife realizes. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were to be published, it would ruin lives--meaning that there are a lot of people who might want him silenced. When Quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances, it becomes a race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer, a killer unlike any Strike has encountered before... A compulsively readable crime novel with twists at every turn, THE SILKWORM is the second in the highly acclaimed series featuring Cormoran Strike and his determined young assistant, Robin Ellacott.

Career Of Evil

Author : Robert Galbraith
ISBN : 9780751563603
Genre : Fiction
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When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past who he thinks could be responsible - and Strike knows that any one of them is capable of sustained and unspeakable brutality. With the police focusing on the one suspect Strike is increasingly sure is not the perpetrator, he and Robin take matters into their own hands, and delve into the dark and twisted worlds of the other three men. But as more horrendous acts occur, time is running out for the two of them... A fiendishly clever mystery with unexpected twists around every corner, Career of Evil is also a gripping story of a man and a woman at a crossroads in their personal and professional lives. You will not be able to put this book down.

Very Good Lives

Author : J.K. Rowling
ISBN : 9780751562231
Genre : Self-Help
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J.K. Rowling, one of the world's most inspiring writers, shares her wisdom and advice in this artfully illustrated book. In 2008, J.K. Rowling delivered a deeply affecting commencement speech at Harvard University. Now published for the first time in book form, Very Good Lives offers J.K. Rowling's words of wisdom for anyone at a turning point in life, asking the profound and provocative questions: How can we embrace failure? And how can we use our imagination to better both ourselves and others? Drawing from stories of her own post-graduate years, the world-famous author addresses some of life's most important issues with acuity and emotional force. Sales of Very Good Lives will benefit Lumos, a charity organisation founded by J.K. Rowling, which works to transform the lives of disadvantaged children, and university-wide financial aid at Harvard University.

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