The Cuckoo's Calling
Score: 4
From 6,148 Ratings

The Cuckoo's Calling


  • Author: Robert Galbraith
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 3760088 Bytes


Published under a pseudonym, J. K. Rowling's brilliant debut mystery introduces Detective Cormoran Strike as he investigates a supermodel's suicide in "one of the best books of the year" (USA Today).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, creditors are calling, and after a breakup with his longtime girlfriend, he's living in his office.Then John Bristow walks through his door with a shocking story: His sister, the legendary 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 multi...

The Cuckoo's Calling: A Cormoran Strike Novel by Robert Galbraith (Trivia-On-Books)

The Cuckoo's Calling: A Cormoran Strike Novel by Robert Galbraith (Trivia-On-Books)


  • Author: Trivia-On-Books
  • Release Date : 2018-07-06
  • Genre: Study Aids
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Don’t miss this edition of The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith (Trivia-On-Books) You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Features You'll Find Inside: • 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author • Insightful commentary to answer every question • Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group • Results provided with scores to determine "status" Trivia-on-Books is an independent resource designed to supplement readers with guides to some of today’s best books for readers, students, and fans alike. Whether you're preparing for book groups or would like to take a trivia challenge and share ...

The Cuckoo s Calling
Score: 4
From 10 Ratings

The Cuckoo s Calling


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


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 introdu...

Career of Evil
Score: 4
From 3,012 Ratings

Career of Evil


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


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 Str...

STILL LIFE

STILL LIFE


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


STILL LIFE Book Description :

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The Hardest Path

The Hardest Path


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


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....

One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest
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 :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101575277


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...

Lethal White
Score: 4
From 59 Ratings

Lethal White


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


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 backs...

An Innocent Client
Score: 4.5
From 19 Ratings

An Innocent Client


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


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....

The Silkworm  two chapter extract
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 :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780751558609


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 b...

The Midwich Cuckoos
Score: 4
From 32 Ratings

The Midwich Cuckoos


  • Author : John Wyndham
  • Publisher : Rosetta Books
  • Release Date : 2010-07-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780795312120


The Midwich Cuckoos Book Description :

The classic science fiction horror novel of possessed children that inspired the terrifying Village of the Damned films. In John Wyndam’s classically elegant, calm style, this novel explores the arrival of a collective intelligence on earth that threatens to eliminate mankind. The quiet, eerie changes that befall Midwich manifest in strange ways: On the surface, everything seems normal, but scratch a little deeper and there is a clear sense of dread. After the night of September 26, every woman of childbearing age is pregnant, all to give birth at the same time, to children who are all alike—their eyes mesmerizing, void of emotion. These children are innately possessed with unimaginable mental powers and a formidable intelligence. It is these chi...

The Cuckoo s Calling by Robert Galbraith  Book Analysis

The Cuckoo s Calling by Robert Galbraith Book Analysis


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


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;...