The Casual Vacancy

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The Casual Vacancy

2012 novel written by British writer J. K. Rowling add

Category: Literature (420)

Launched in 2009.

Countries: United Kingdom (55%), United States (36%), Spain (9%)

Main connections: J. K. Rowling, BBC, Goodreads

Linked to: Little, Brown and Company, Little, Brown Book Group, Telegraph Media Group, Amazon.com

 

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2009

It was the second biggest adult opening of all time in the United Kingdom, falling short of Dan Brown's 2009 novel, "The Lost Symbol", which sold 550,946 copies add something


2012

It became the 15th best-selling book of 2012 during its first week of release add something

 

It became the 15th best-selling book of 2012 during its first week of release add something

 

The book won the Best Fiction category in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2012 add something

 

"'The Casual Vacancy"' is a 2012 novel written by British writer J. K. Rowling add something

 

J. K. Rowling - In 2012, Rowling parted with her agency and resumed writing in the form of a tragicomedy novel aimed at adult readership, entitled "The Casual Vacancy"

 

Goodreads - The 2012 winners included "The Casual Vacancy" by J.K. Rowling for Best Fiction, "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn for Best Mystery & Thriller, and "The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman for Best Historical Fiction

 

J. K. Rowling - On 12 April 2012, Little, Brown and Company announced that the book was entitled "The Casual Vacancy" and would be released on 27 September 2012

 

Filming will begin on 16 June 2012 until the end of August add something

 

The book was published worldwide by the Little, Brown Book Group on 27 September 2012 add something

 

On 3 December 2012, & BBC One and BBC Drama commissioned an exclusive adaptation of "The Casual Vacancy", to be released in 2014, from The Blair Partnership who represent J. K. Rowling add something

 

J. K. Rowling - On 3 December 2012, it was announced that "The Casual Vacancy" will become a & BBC television drama series expected to air in 2014 on BBC One


2013

It was announced on 23 April 2013 that that the miniseries will be aired as 3 one-hour segments add something

 

A paperback edition was released on 23 July 2013 add something


2014

Michael Gambon - In 2014, he was cast in the role of Howard Mollison on the upcoming adaptation of the best-selling book "The Casual Vacancy" by author J. K. Rowling, who is the author of the Harry Potter books


2015

The book is being adapted into a BBC television drama for release in 2015 add something