We love the way the seemingly idyllic English village of Pagford comes to life in this sneak peek. The cast includes Michael Gambon (Harry Potter), Julia McKenzie (Shirley Valentine) and Keeley Hawes (Upstairs Downstairs).
The Casual Vacancy has been described as a ‘big novel about a small town’. The town of Pagford is left in shock after Barry Fairbrother, a much liked and valuable member of the Parish Council and local community dies suddenly in his early forties, leaving behind a wife and four children. His death sets in motion a jostle for power as members of the local community put their names forward for the seat on Parish Council, vacated by Barry Fairbrother.
Baz Luhrmann’s much talked about 3D adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s classic The Great Gatsby has been delayed until July next year. It was scheduled for release in December.On August 6, 2012
David Michie is an internationally published writer and meditation coach. He is author of the bestselling Hurry Up and Meditate, Buddhism for Busy People, Enlightenment to Go, and The Dalai...On June 17, 2014
Heather Gallagher has written for The Age, The Melbourne Times and Leader newspapers. She has an obsession with the quirky things in life and loves to write about them. She is especially fond of weird...On May 29, 2013
Last week we reviewed the fabulous Secrets of the Tides. We are thrilled that the author, Hannah Richell, has been able to join us this week to answer a few...On October 23, 2012
By Sophia WhitfieldOn September 4, 2012
Kylie Ladd is a novelist and freelance writer. She has published four novels: After the Fall, Last Summer, which was highly commended in the FAW Christina Stead Award for fiction,...On August 27, 2014