The Silkworm

The Silkworm

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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.show more

Product details

  • CD-Audio | 14 pages
  • 134.62 x 144.78 x 48.26mm | 344g
  • Little, Brown & Company
  • Hachette Audio
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1478980907
  • 9781478980902
  • 225,564

Review quote

"'The last line of "The Silkworm," which will lift the hearts of readers who have come to love its deeply sympathetic characters, offers the prospect of more of that joy both for her and for us." Charles Finch, ""USA Today "(3.5/4 stars)""show more

About Robert Galbraith

Robert Galbraith's highly acclaimed novel The Cuckoo's Calling was an international number one bestseller, garnering praise from critics and crime fans alike. The second and third novels in the series, The Silkworm and Career of Evil, also topped the bestseller charts. Robert Galbraith's Cormoran Strike series is currently being adapted for a major new television series for BBC One, produced by Bronte Film and Television. Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym of J.K. Rowling, bestselling author of the Harry Potter series and The Casual Vacancy.show more

Rating details

138,896 ratings
4.03 out of 5 stars
5 31% (42,520)
4 47% (64,900)
3 19% (26,021)
2 3% (4,175)
1 1% (1,280)
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