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The Cuckoo's Calling - Robert Galbraith
The Cuckoo's Calling
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A brilliant debut mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide. After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also... show more
A brilliant debut mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide. After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up with his longtime girlfriend and is living in his office.Then John Bristow walks through his door with an amazing story: His sister, thelegendary supermodel Lula Landry, known to her friends as the Cuckoo, famously fell to her death a few months earlier. The police ruled it a suicide, but John refuses to believe that. The case plunges Strike into the world of multimillionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, and desperate designers, and it introduces him to every variety of pleasure, enticement, seduction, and delusion known to man.You may think you know detectives, but you've never met one quite like Strike. You may think you know about the wealthy and famous, but you've never seen them under an investigation like this.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316206846 (0316206849)
ASIN: 0316206849
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
Series: Cormoran Strike (#1)
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Darth Pony
Darth Pony rated it
3.5 The Cuckoo's Calling
I don’t always feel the need to write detailed reviews of books that have already been reviewed up the wazoo. This is one of those times, so I’m just going to jot down some impressions I want to remember. If Galbraith had never been outed as JK Rowling, I totally would have believed this book was ...
Hol
Hol rated it
4.0 The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
The Cuckoo’s Calling is another book that’s been on my tbr for a really long time, but I’m not big on the genre so kept on passing it up. It’s also written by J.K. Rowling (who goes under a pen name here) and I was a bit nervous about reading something written by her that isn’t Harry Potter. But whe...
Aren's Library
Aren's Library rated it
1.0 The Cuckoo's Calling
Started off good, but ended up being disappointing.
Sailing in a Sea of Words
Sailing in a Sea of Words rated it
3.0 Book Review: The Cuckoo's Calling
Book: The Cuckoo’s Calling Author: Robert Galbraith/J.K. Rowling Genre: Fiction/Mystery Summary: After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to just one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just b...
The Bent Bookworm
The Bent Bookworm rated it
4.0 The Cuckoo's Calling
Public Service Announcement: Robert Galbraith = J.K. Rowling, of Harry Potter fame and the almost-singlehanded ensurer of the continuation of the love of reading in the Millennial Generation. Pretty sure most people know that already but just in case, I wanted to put it out there. Knowing that reall...
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