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The Silkworm

Mass Market Paperbound - 22 December 2015
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In this "wonderfully entertaining" mystery (Harlan Coben, The New York Times Book Review), private investigator Cormoran Strike must track down a missing writer -- and a sinister killer bent on destruction.

When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband 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, he discovers that Quine's disappearance is no coincidence. 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 -- meaning that almost everyone in his life would have motives to silence him.
When Quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances, Strike must 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 J. K. Rowling's highly acclaimed series featuring Cormoran Strike and his determined young assistant, Robin Ellacott.

Product Details

ISBN-10: 0316351989

ISBN-13: 9780316351980

Publisher: Mulholland Books       

Language: English

Age Range: NA - NA years

Grade Level: NA - NA

Format: Mass Market Paperbound | 672 Pages

Product Dimension (L x W x H): 18.80 x 10.67 x 3.81 CM

Shipping Weight: 0.34 Kg

Customer Reviews

1 customer reviews  Between 3−4 stars rating,  21 May 2018
Return to the world of Cormoran Strike!
By: Antonius B.

This time his biggest case is trying to solve the disappearance and then murder of the author Owen Quine who is not a very likeable character. Strike takes the case and expects it to be an easy one. But as he investigates, it becomes more complicated.

The reader also learns more about the personal lives of Strike and his assistant, Robin Ellacott, which I loved from the first book. Robin, his assistant, is about to get married and starting to wonder if that is the right course for her, or if it would be more fulfilling to become an investigator herself.

This second Comoran Strike book is equally as good as the first, so worth a read only if you have read the first one.

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