Ghost Town and The Casual Vacancy: Sikhs in the Writings of Western Women Novelists by Eleanor Nesbitt

Fall 2020 Abstract In 2012 the president of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee demanded that the novelistJK Rowling removes offensive text from her novel, The Casual Vacancy. This article focuses on theappropriateness of the Sikh-related content of two 21st-century novels –JK Rowling’s The CasualVacancy and Catriona Troth’s Ghost Town – against the backdrop of previous … Read more