The Cuckoo s Calling Book
Score: 4
From 10 Ratings

The Cuckoo s Calling


  • Author : Robert Galbraith
  • Publisher : Mulholland Books
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316206860

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The Cuckoo s Calling Book Description :

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. Introducing Cormoran Strike, this is the acclaimed first crime novel by J.K. Rowling, writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

Career of Evil Book
Score: 4
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Career of Evil


  • Author : Robert Galbraith
  • Publisher : Mulholland Books
  • Release Date : 2015-10-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316349925

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Career of Evil Book Description :

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... Career of Evil is the third in the highly acclaimed series featuring private detective Cormoran Strike and his assistant Robin Ellacott. A fiendishly clever mystery with unexpected twists around every corner, it is also a gripping story of a man and a woman at a crossroads in their personal and professional lives.

The Hardest Path Book

The Hardest Path


  • Author : Matt Jardine
  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Release Date : 2016-12-22
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 140
  • ISBN 10 : 9781504372206

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The Hardest Path Book Description :

On the Japanese island of Shikoku, amidst mountains, coasts, and bamboo forests, lies one of the worlds most sacred trailsthe eighty-eight-temple pilgrimage. Inspired by Paulo Coelho (author of the Alchemist) and driven by dissatisfaction with the day-to-day grind, Matt Jardine embarks on a journey in search of answers to lifes great questions, mysteries that confound us all. Heartfelt, accessible, humorous, and profound, what he discovers is that the hardest path is rarely the one we walk outside, but the one we walk within.

STILL LIFE  Book

STILL LIFE


  • Author : VAL. MCDERMID
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0751582263

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest Book
Score: 4.5
From 23 Ratings

One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest


  • Author : Ken Kesey
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-01-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101575277

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest Book Description :

A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition of a counterculture classic with a foreword by Chuck Palahniuk Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel has left an indelible mark on the literature of our time. Now in a new deluxe edition with a foreword by Chuck Palahniuk and cover by Joe Sacco, here is the unforgettable story of a mental ward and its inhabitants, especially the tyrannical Big Nurse Ratched and Randle Patrick McMurphy, the brawling, fun-loving new inmate who resolves to oppose her. We see the struggle through the eyes of Chief Bromden, the seemingly mute half-Indian patient who witnesses and understands McMurphy’s heroic attempt to do battle with the powers that keep them all imprisoned. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

An Innocent Client Book
Score: 4.5
From 19 Ratings

An Innocent Client


  • Author : Scott Pratt
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 0451412656

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An Innocent Client Book Description :

Burned out defense attorney Joe Dillard, against his better judgment, takes the case of Angel Christian, a waitress in a strip club, who is accused of stabbing a preacher to death in a Tennessee motel--a case that is linked to his own deeply troubled sister and a vindictive detective. Original.

Lethal White Book
Score: 4
From 59 Ratings

Lethal White


  • Author : Robert Galbraith
  • Publisher : Little, Brown and Company
  • Release Date : 2018-09-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 656
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316422741

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Lethal White Book Description :

"Rowling's wizardry as a writer is on fulsome display" (USA Today) in this #1 New York Times bestseller from the international bestselling author Robert Galbraith. When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike's office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed, and cannot remember many concrete details, there is something sincere about him and his story. But before Strike can question him further, Billy bolts from his office in a panic. Trying to get to the bottom of Billy's story, Strike and Robin Ellacott-once his assistant, now a partner in the agency-set off on a twisting trail that leads them through the backstreets of London, into a secretive inner sanctum within Parliament, and to a beautiful but sinister manor house deep in the countryside. And during this labyrinthine investigation, Strike's own life is far from straightforward: his newfound fame as a private eye means he can no longer operate behind the scenes as he once did. Plus, his relationship with his former assistant is more fraught than it ever has been-Robin is now invaluable to Strike in the business, but their personal relationship is much, much trickier than that. The most epic Robert Galbraith novel yet, Lethal White is both a gripping mystery and a page-turning next instalment in the ongoing story of Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott.

The Cuckoo s Calling by Robert Galbraith  Book Analysis  Book

The Cuckoo s Calling by Robert Galbraith Book Analysis


  • Author : Bright Summaries
  • Publisher : BrightSummaries.com
  • Release Date : 2019-04-04
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages : 54
  • ISBN 10 : 9782808017961

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The Cuckoo s Calling by Robert Galbraith Book Analysis Book Description :

Unlock the more straightforward side of The Cuckoo’s Calling with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith, which follows the private investigator Cormoran Strike as he tries to uncover the truth about the death of a famous model. Although Lily Landry’s death was initially ruled a suicide, Strike is persuaded to take on the case, partly at the insistence of her adopted brother and partly to ease his own financial troubles. He soon finds that many of the people around her were hiding something, and it is up to him to unravel this web of deceit to find out who killed Lily and why. The Cuckoo’s Calling is the first novel in the Cormoran Strike series; it was followed by the sequels The Silkworm, Career of Evil and Lethal White. Robert Galbraith is the pseudonym of J.K. Rowling, who is best known as the author of the Harry Potter series. Find out everything you need to know about The Cuckoo’s Calling in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

The Calling of a Cuckoo Book

The Calling of a Cuckoo


  • Author : David Jenkins
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2003-03-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 0826470998

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The Calling of a Cuckoo Book Description :

Now in retirement, Jenkins attempts to explain the man behind the controversy.

The Silkworm  two chapter extract  Book
Score: 3.5
From 3,290 Ratings

The Silkworm two chapter extract


  • Author : Robert Galbraith
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2014-06-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9780751558609

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The Silkworm two chapter extract Book Description :

When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, she just thinks he 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 published it would ruin lives - so there are a lot of people who might want to silence him. And when Quine is found brutally murdered in bizarre circumstances, it becomes a race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer, a killer unlike any he has encountered before . . . A compulsively readable crime novel with twists at every turn, The Silkworm is the second in the highly acclaimed series featuring Cormoran Strike and his determined young assistant Robin Ellacott.