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The Cuckoo's Calling
Cormoran Strike Book 1
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Petal Roberts-Leijon, 27 oktober 2015
Storyn OK, men lite för mycket 'A-Z i London'. Lite clichéaktigt med en deppig detektiv och en överkompetent assistent som dessutom står för en sorts romantiskt intresse.
Marie Larsson, 30 maj 2014
Oerhört välskriven, härliga miljöer som för mig för mig rakt in i det London som Cormoran Strike lever i. Spännande story och komplexa personligheter som gjorde boken både lättläst och intressant. Ser fram emot fler böcker i denna serie.
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The Cuckoo's Calling reminds me why I fell in love with crime fiction in the first place * Val McDermid * One of the most unique and compelling detectives I've come across in years * Mark Billingham * One of the best crime novels I have ever read * Alex Gray * Everytime I put this book down, I looked forward to reading more. Galbraith writes at a gentle pace, the pages rich with description and with characters that leap out of them. I loved it. He is a major new talent * Peter James * Just once in a while a private detective emerges who captures the public imagination in a flash. And here is one who might well do that . . . There is no sign that this is Galbraith's first novel, only that he has a delightful touch for evoking London and capturing a new hero. An auspicious debut * Daily Mail * In a rare feat, Galbraith combines a complex and compelling sleuth and an equally well-formed and unlikely assistant with a baffling crime in his stellar debut . . . Readers will hope to see a lot more of this memorable sleuthing team * Publishers Weekly, starred review * Laden with plenty of twists and distractions, this debut ensures that readers will be puzzled and totally engrossed for quite a spell * Library Journal * A scintillating debut novel . . . Galbraith delivers sparkling dialogue and a convincing portrayal of the emptiness of wealth and glamour * The Times, Saturday Review * Utterly compelling . . . a team made in heaven and I can't wait for the next in the series * Saga Magazine * The detective and his temp-agency assistant are both full and original characters and their debut case is a good, solid mystery * Morning Star * The plot could have come from an Agatha Christie novel and yet The Cuckoo's Calling is absolutely of today, colourfully written and great fun * Bookoxygen.com * Galbraith demonstrates superb flair as a mystery writer * Birmingham Post * This debut is instantly absorbing, featuring a detective facing crumbling circumstances with resolve instead of cliched self-destruction and a lovable sidekick with contagious enthusiasm for detection . . . Kate Atkinson's fans will appreciate his reliance on deduction and observation along with Galbraith's skilled storytelling * Booklist * The most engaging British detective to emerge so far this year . . . An astonishingly mature debut from Galbraith, it marks the start of a fine crime career * Daily Mail online * Rowling is a formidable storyteller . . . the plot is tightly moulded and told * Mark Lawson, The Guardian * A sharply contemporary novel full of old-fashioned virtues . . . wonderfully fresh and funny. I hope this is the inauguration of a series that lasts long enough to make Harry Potter look like a flash in the pan * Jake Kerridge, The Daily Telegraph * The appeal of The Cuckoo's Calling doesn't depend at all on Rowling's prior status. All credit to her: she has created a really good series here. Strike will be back * Evening Standard * Rowling's descriptions of contemporary London are excellent * Mail on Sunday * It should come as no surprise that her first foray into crime fiction is so accomplished . . . a brilliant depiction of London life . . . at heart it's an engrossing and well-crafted who-dunnit. Unsurprisingly excellent * Sunday Mirror * It's probably best, for the moment, to forget Robert Galbraith's real identity; this is a very good book in its own right * Independent * Her crime debut beguilingly shows that she can renounce magic and yet be magical * Sunday Times * An accomplished piece that thoroughly deserves its retrospective success * Financial Times * A gripping, finely crafted and atmospheric mystery, and its charismatic hero, ex-solder-turned-private-eye Cormoran Strike, is a brilliant creation * Sunday Business Post * Beautifully written with a terrific plot ... It's a terrific read, gripping, original and funny ... Please, please give us more of Robert Galbraith and Cormoran Strike * Daily Express * The work of a master storyteller . .
Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym for J.K. Rowling, bestselling author of the Harry Potter series and The Casual Vacancy. All five Strike novels, The Cuckoo's Calling, The Silkworm, Career of Evil, Lethal White, and Troubled Blood, topped the national and international bestseller lists and the series has been adapted for television, produced by Bronte Film and Television.