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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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Sailing in a Sea of Words
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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...
Line Bookaholic
Line Bookaholic rated it
4.0 The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
#1 Cormoran Strike Ok so as you can see it took me more than a month to read it. At first I was not enjoying it so much, mystery is really not my cup of tea. But I decided to give it a try because it's J.K. Rowling and every time I read a mystery (let's be honest it happens one time a year) I end ...
Book Haunt
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4.0 The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith introduces us to Cormoran Strike, who was a military police investigator until he was injured in Afghanistan. He has just broken up with his fiance and the his new foray into the opening of his own detective agency isn't going so swell. Both Cormoran and th...
Chris' Fish Place
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3.5 You know, Rowling is a far better adult author
The only reason I started this series (I have #2 on audio) is because I thought Causal Vacancy was such a good novel. I can understand why Rowling wanted to keep her authorship of this series a secret. I mean, there is the whole genre thing, it isn't a novel of society the same way Vacancy is - t...
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