October 2, 2012

J.K. Rowling Book Sparks Controversy

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling's latest novel is facing a ban in India over its description of a Sikh character.

The Casual Vacancy, released on Thursday, has sparked criticism from readers taking exception to passages about a character named Sukhvinder, a surgeon's daughter who is teased about her looks and is described as a "hairy man-woman" and "mustachioed yet large-mammaried."
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