September 28, 2012 1:31 PM

J.K. Rowling’s first book for adults, ‘Casual Vacancy,’ weaves dark magic

J.K. Rowling’s contribution to literature has always been to remind us why we love reading in the first place, and her new novel, “The Casual Vacancy” continues the cause. Rowling’s first work for adults and first book not set in the Harry Potter universe stands on its own merits while maintaining its characteristic “Rowlingness.”

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