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The Silkworm - Robert Galbraith
The Silkworm
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At first, Mrs Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days – as he has done before – and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than his wife realises. The novelist has just... show more
At first, Mrs Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days – as he has done before – and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than his wife realises. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were to be published, it would ruin lives – meaning that there are a lot of people who might want him silenced. When Quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances, it becomes a race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer.  

źródło opisu: Little, Brown, 2014
źródło okładki: Little, Brown
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316206877 (0316206873)
ASIN: 316206873
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Cormoran Strike (#2)
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Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it
4.0 The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike #2)
I liked this book more than its predecessor, due in large part to the setting of the mystery. Messy publishing drama of the fictional variety is extremely my jam. It’s right up there with cheesy disaster flicks. Only more believable. I worked for a small press for a short time, and the drama that we...
DubaiReader
DubaiReader rated it
4.0 A literary who-done-it.
I have never read any Harry Potter and would probably not have read this if I hadn't been given the unabridged audio CDs by a friend. Happily it turned out to be an unexpected combination of good narration and mystery and kept my attention to the end. Private investigator, Cormoran Strike, is visi...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it
4.0 THE SILKWORM by Robert Galbraith, narrated by Robert Glenister
THE SILKWORM was one of those rare times where the second book is better than the first! Robin and Strike set out to solve the mystery of a missing author. Their relationship is getting closer and Robin is going to get some additional training towards being a detective, which is what she wanted. ...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
4.0 The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith
I've never read Rowling's other piece of adult fiction, The Casual Vacancy, and I haven't heard anything about that causes me to put it on my mental TBR list, so in my own mind, at least, I had written her off as a bit of a one-trick pony. A really, really good one-trick pony, a one-trick pony who w...
Hol
Hol rated it
4.5 The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith
I continued my current crime reading escapade with the second book in Robert Galbraith’s (JK Rowling’s pseudonym) P.I series, featuring Cormoran Strike. I was warned it was a little graphic and it was, but I didn’t have any significant problems with it. If you plan to pick it up bear in mind that th...
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