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The Cuckoo's Calling - Community Reviews back

by Robert Galbraith
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 2 years ago
Cormoran Strike has just broken up with his girlfriend, and he's living in his office. The latest in his long list of temporary secretaries (that he can barely afford) has just arrived so when a possible windfall of an investigation lands on his lap he doesn't hesitate. A troubled model fell from a ...
runner
runner rated it 3 years ago
This is the first of the Cormoran Strike novels written by JK Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The story revolves around a beautiful troubled model Lula Landry who one cold snowy winters night falls from the balcony of her penthouse London flat. Was it suicide or was she pushed? Her br...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it 3 years ago
... and really, is there anything she can't write? This may not be the most ingenious of plots (supermodel with "issues" falls to her death from the balcony of her high rise apartment; after the police have declared her death a probable suicide and closed the case, her brother shows up at the offi...
XOX
XOX rated it 4 years ago
My latest load of books. In the attempt to get a VIP card from a local bookstore, a brand from Taiwan, I have to buy a lot. So I tried and tried to find enough books for me to buy in order to become member. This is in the pile. The surprise is how readable this is. I read the latest one Car...
Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it 4 years ago
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 years ago
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 4 years ago
Started off good, but ended up being disappointing.
Sailing in a Sea of Words
Sailing in a Sea of Words rated it 5 years ago
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 5 years ago
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 6 years ago
#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 ...
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