On a snowy night, a troubled female model falls from a balcony in an upscale London neighborhood. She is believed to have committed suicide. But her brother suspects something else is going on and asks private detective Comoransstrike to investigate.
Strike is a traumatized ex-soldier whose life is a mess. This case solves his financial crisis, but he also pays a huge price: he dives into the complex world of female models, dark truths emerge one by one, and he is getting closer and closer to deadly danger.
This is a fascinating and elegant mystery novel with a strong British atmosphere: the noble and quiet streets of Mayfair, the back street pubs of the East End, the bustle of Soho. The Cuckoo's Calling is a masterpiece, the debut of Detective Comorance Stryker, written by J.K. Rowling writes under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
About the author
Robert Galbraith, author of the best-selling Harry Potter series and The Casual Vacancy, J.K. Lorraine's alias.
J.K. Rowling (1965-) is a British writer who enjoyed writing since childhood and worked as a teacher and secretary for a short time. At the age of 24, she came up with the idea for the Harry Potter series during a train ride to London. Seven years later, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was published, and she completed the series with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. In the world a "Harry Potter" hurricane, in the world set off a large-scale "Harry Potter" reading frenzy. In addition, during this period, she has completed two books related to the Harry Potter series, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" and "The Magical Quidditch", for charity work, and recently completed "The Tales of Beedle the Bard".
Currently, J.K. Rowling lives in Edinburgh with her husband and three children, enjoying family life while embarking on a new literary endeavor. We look forward to seeing J.K. Rowling continue to bring even more exciting literature to her beloved readers around the world after Harry Potter.