The Casual Vacancy Summary
J. K. Rowling

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The Casual Vacancy Summary

The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling begins with the death of Barry Fairbrother, a Pagford Parish councillor. Barry dies of an aneurysm at the carpark of the golf course's restaurant on the eve of his nineteenth wedding anniversary.

The following morning provides glimpses into the townspeople's reactions to Barry's death. Barry held a seat as a Pagford Parish Councillor and was fighting to keep the neighborhood known as the Fields...

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