VIDEO: J.K. Rowling, The Casual Vacancy

JK Rowling's The Casual VacancyAfter many years of writing the Harry Potter fantasy novels, J.K. Rowling has returned to release her first book aimed the adult market, The Casual Vacancy. Major themes included in the new novel include politiics and social issues such as drugs and prostitution. The book has been extremely successful, selling over 1 million copies before it was even released and is currently being used as the basis of a television drama in the United Kingdom.

 

 

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under lock and key (idiom) = stored very securely

grim (adj.) = dismal or gloomy

idyllic (adj.) = simple and carefree

blurb (n.) = a brief publicity notice, like on the back of a book

prominent (adj.) = immediately noticeable

anxiety (n.) = a state of uneasiness relating to future events

cavalier (adj.) = a dismissive or offhand disregard

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