The Casual Vacancy

As someone who enjoyed the Harry Potter novels by J.K. Rowling like millions of others I was interested when her new novel was first announced.   Thankfully though I didn’t preorder it and waited for the reviews.

Nancy C. Brown who wrote a book defending the Harry Potter novels from a Catholic prospective has an in depth review of The Casual Vacancy.  I had already put this book on my “do no read” list and her review confirms that for me. While you can’t really psychoanalyze an author from afar I am tempted to apply the “look I can write an adult novel” tag in this case.

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About Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller is a former atheist who after spending forty years in the wilderness finds himself with both astonishment and joy a member of the Catholic Church. A retired Navy Chief who now makes his living as an application developer.