Career of Evil: Cormoran Strike Book 3 (Paperback)
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Career of Evil: Cormoran Strike Book 3 (Paperback)

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When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg.

Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past who he thinks could be responsible - and Strike knows that any one of them is capable of sustained and unspeakable brutality.

With the police focusing on the one suspect Strike is increasingly sure is not the perpetrator, he and Robin take matters into their own hands, and delve into the dark and twisted worlds of the other three men. But as more horrendous acts occur, time is running out for the two of them...

A fiendishly clever mystery with unexpected twists around every corner, Career of Evil is also a gripping story of a man and a woman at a crossroads in their personal and professional lives. You will not be able to put this book down.

This is the acclaimed third crime novel by J.K. Rowling, writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The novels in the series so far are, in order: Cuckoo's CallingThe SilkwormCareer of Evil and 2018's Lethal White.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780751563597
Number of pages: 592
Weight: 405 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 37 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'...the whole is delivered with such sheer gusto – and, crucially, such a confident hold on a deliriously clever plot' - The Guardian

'Quirkily different... let's hope the sardonic Strike is here to stay' - Independent 

'The denouement is violent, unexpected and satisfying... [an] entertaining novel' - The Times 

'Fans of the intrepid duo are in for some shocks... as readable and exciting as ever' - The Daily Telegraph 

'A page-turner with legs that will keep you up all night' - The Observer 

'Strike and Robin are just as magnetic as ever' - The New York Times 

'A confident hold on a deliriously clever plot' - The Guardian 

'Thoroughly enjoyable' - The Mail on Sunday 

'Criminally good stuff' - The Sun 

'[A] smart and addictive thriller' - The Sunday Mirror 

'A book that abounds with ideas' - Scotland on Sunday 

'This one gripped' - Evening Standard 

'Oozes atmosphere... a rollicking good story' - Metro 

'Robert Galbraith... again demonstrates that rare, inexplicable and indefinable gift: once started, one simply can't put [his] books down' - Literary Review 

'Strike is a compelling creation... this is terrifically entertaining stuff' - Irish Times

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Neill Walker@Coleraine

“Gripping.”

The third Cormoran Strike novel and the best so far. Absolutely gripping with some great misdirection by Galbraith/Rowling and a heck of an ending .
Looking forward to Book 4 .


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“Make into either TV series or Film”

If you loved Prime Suspect I wish this had been available Great story .

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“Career of Evel”

Excellent crime writter looking forward to the next book in this series

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