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The Cuckoo's Calling - Cormoran Strike (Paperback)
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The Cuckoo's Calling - Cormoran Strike (Paperback)

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Paperback 560 Pages / Published: 13/02/2014
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Now a major new BBC crime series

When a troubled model falls to her death from a snow-covered Mayfair balcony, it is assumed that she has committed suicide.

However, her brother has his doubts, and calls in private investigator Cormoran Strike to look into the case. Strike is a war veteran - wounded both physically and psychologically - and his life is in disarray. The case gives him a financial lifeline, but it comes at a personal cost: the more he delves into the young model's complex world, the darker things get - and the closer he gets to terrible danger...

A gripping, elegant mystery steeped in the atmosphere of London - from the hushed streets of Mayfair to the backstreet pubs of the East End to the bustle of Soho - The Cuckoo's Calling is a remarkable book.

Introducing Cormoran Strike, this is the acclaimed first crime novel by J.K. Rowling, writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780751549256
Number of pages: 560
Weight: 385 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 36 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'A scintillating debut novel... Galbraith delivers sparkling dialogue and a convincing portrayal of the emptiness of wealth and glamour'  The Times

'Rowling is a formidable storyteller... the plot is tightly moulded and told' - Mark Lawson, The Guardian 

'A sharply contemporary novel full of old-fashioned virtues... wonderfully fresh and funny. I hope this is the inauguration of a series that lasts long enough to make Harry Potter look like a flash in the pan' - Jake Kerridge, The Daily Telegraph 

'The appeal of The Cuckoo's Calling doesn't depend at all on Rowling's prior status. All credit to her: she has created a really good series here. Strike will be back' - The Evening Standard 

'Rowling's descriptions of contemporary London are excellent' - The Mail on Sunday 

'It's probably best, for the moment, to forget Robert Galbraith's real identity; this is a very good book in its own right' - Independent 

'Her crime debut beguilingly shows that she can renounce magic and yet be magical' - The Sunday Times 

'An accomplished piece that thoroughly deserves its retrospective success' - The Financial Times 

'Beautifully written with a terrific plot ... It's a terrific read, gripping, original and funny ... Please, please give us more of Robert Galbraith and Cormoran Strike' - The Daily Express

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“Thoroughly enjoyable”

I loved this. Crime novels aren't usually my genre of choice, and I admit I picked this up once I knew it was written by JK Rowling, but I thoroughly enjoyed it. What I liked most was how character-driven it is:... More

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“A gripping read”

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It took a while to get into, but once I had, I couldn't put it down! The story keeps you in suspense and keeps you guessing as to who did it - would definitely recommend it!

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“Great!”

This book was incredible, I loved the storyline, the suspense, the curiosity. Being a good crime fiction book it gets you thinking - makes you wonder. The "who dunnit" element of the book was fab. The story... More

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