The Cuckoo's Calling

The Cuckoo's Calling

The Cuckoo's Calling is a 2013 crime fiction novel by J. K. Rowling, published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.A brilliant 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 credito...

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Title:The Cuckoo's Calling
Author:Robert Galbraith
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ISBN:0316206849
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:455 pages

The Cuckoo's Calling Reviews

  • Susan
    May 31, 2013
    This is a wonderfully entertaining new crime debut, which although it contains nothing amazingly original, works really well. Firstly, there is the main character, Cormoran Strike - a wounded war veteran, with a troubled past, damaged love life and financial woes, which see him sleeping in his offic...
  • Jason Lalljee
    Jul 13, 2013
    UPDATE 2: This is my final review of the book. Most of what I included in my preemptive thoughts is here, so you don't have to read this whole... thing. Potential television series title #21: LONDON STRIKE Alright, let’s address the hippogriff in the room: finding out that J.K. Rowling publishe...
  • Mohammed Arabey
    Jul 14, 2013
    Meet Cormoran Strike..on BBCTom Burke, he's hot but I'll miss picturing him as Hugh Jackman :)His first 'Mystery' which haunt me from the early beginning,even the epigraph. Why were you born when the snow was falling? You should have come to the cuckoo’s calling, It starts When snow was falling...
  • Mohammed Arabey
    Jul 14, 2013
    أولي تحقيقات كورموران سترايكفي رواية ستـأسـرك من مشهد البدايةبالنسبة لي فقد أعادت ذك...
  • Raeleen Lemay
    Jul 14, 2013
    SOLID.It was a bit too long for my taste (I feel like it could have had a little less dialogue and such), but I really liked the characters! Strike and Robin all day....
  • Namratha
    Jul 19, 2013
    A first-time author who goes by the unassuming name of Robert Galbraith comes out with a mystery novel called The Cuckoo’s Calling . The book receives favourable reviews and is wholeheartedly accepted by the fraction of the populace that reads it.And then (and this I borrow from reliable old W...
  • Alejandro
    Jul 19, 2013
    I like detective novels and I am a fan of J.K. Rowling, so when I found out that this "Robert Galbraith" was a pseudonym of Rowling, I thought that it was the perfect combination of elements that I have to read the book as soon as possible.I have to admit that in good amount of the book I wasn't enj...
  • Nataliya
    Jul 20, 2013
    “He had never been able to understand the assumption of intimacy fans felt with those they had never met.” I'll venture a guess that J.K.Rowling is not a stranger to this feeling. Propelled to household-name fame for her lovely gift of imagination, she gets to experience the uglier side o...
  • Emily May
    Jul 21, 2013
    Feb 3rd 2014 - Extra things you should know: 1) This is a negative review. If you are looking for reviews that confirm what you are already certain of (that JKR can do no wrong) here are some examples of positive reviews for you - 1, 2, 3. 2) I used some Mary Poppins gifs to make my point in this re...
  • Jane Stewart
    Aug 02, 2013
    Dull & tedious. I was frustrated with the style of writing. There’s no action. It’s all conversation. I wanted it to be over.COURTROOM STYLE CONVERSATIONS - TELLING NOT SHOWING:Private eye Strike is investigating a death. Throughout the book Strike has long conversations with many differen...