The Silkworm

    The Silkworm  (Paperback, Robert Galbraith)

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    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Sphere
    • ISBN: 9781408704035, 140870403X
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    The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith is another thrilling story about the famous Cormoran Strike and his trusted assistant, Robin Ellacott, from the author’s first novel, The Cuckoo’s Calling. The book is to be published on June 19th, 2014.

    Summary of the Book

    Owen Quine, a novelist, has not been home for a few days now. His wife immediately calls Strike to find out if he can help her find out where he is. Quine is known to have gone missing for many days from his home, but has always returned. However, Strike finds out that this time this is not the case. The novelist is in some kind of trouble which his wife is not aware of. After much research, Cormoran finds out that Owen has written a novel which reveals dark secrets about the people that he knows. This could damage their reputation if the book is published. The novelist is soon found brutally murdered. Strike is determined to find out who this killer is, and realizes that this killer is probably the worst he has ever dealt with.

    About the Author

    Robert Galbraith is the pseudonym which the famous author J. K. Rowling goes by. The first book that was published under this name was The Cuckoo’s Calling.

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    Book Details
    • Imprint
      • Sphere
    • Authored By
      • Robert Galbraith
    • Width
      • 1.3 Inches (US)
    • Height
      • 9.21 Inches (US)
    • Length
      • 6.06 in
    • Weight
      • 610.0 Grams
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    Awesome Book

    Super thriller! once you start reading you cant keep the book down! Strike at his best. This book is much better than Cuckoo's Calling. I recommend readers who loves Thrillers / Murder Mystery to pick up this book.

    rajatha rao

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    24 Jun, 2014

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    Not smooth as silk

    I really like Cormoron Strike, the big, one-legged, moody protagonist of The Robert Galbraith books. He along with his partner, the beautiful Robin, make a mismatched and yet complementary Sherlock and Watson. The interplay, the misunderstandings, the dialogues all make for an engaging read.

    But a murder mystery should ultimately be about the storyline, the plot and the characters. And these were sorely disappointing to me. The plot was so contrived, that I could not believe the story had ...

    Nina Amin

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    31 Jul, 2014

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    nice book

    nice book

    Ishan Khan

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    6 May, 2017


    Could be way better

    The book is a old one.

    Flipkart Customer

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    14 Nov, 2016


    Good book

    Good in quality . Book is quite interesting as it is by famous author JK Rowling. I loved it.

    Rishab Goel

    Certified Buyer

    23 May, 2016


    Must read book

    A must read book in my opinion if you are into fiction and thriller. Rowling spin the beans pretty well. Finished it in one week.

    Abhishek Yashod

    Certified Buyer

    16 Dec, 2015


    Half Torn Pages

    I bought this book from flipkart on march.the book seemed to be in good condition but inside almost 4 pages where half torn.Really disappointed with flipkart this time.How are we supposed to read a book with torn pages.

    krishna mohan

    Certified Buyer

    22 May, 2015


    Worthy read

    A must read book from J K Rowling....the story is just so different from what we expect from the author.

    Mamatha Appengada

    Certified Buyer

    6 Apr, 2015


    Just awesome

    I've ordered this product through flipkart and as always the product quality, shopping experience was excellent. though the delivery could have been better.

    As the experience of the book goes, it's just awesome. Its been a very long time, I've enjoyed reading a suspense thriller of "who did it?" genre. JK Rowling has already showed her power of imagination and fantasy through the Harry Potter series. She's the most valued author of child literature of our time. But through "Cuckoo's calling"...

    Sayanti Dutta

    Certified Buyer

    24 Feb, 2015



    not as good as the cuckoos calling. time pass read.
    expected more as i enjoyed the first book by 'robert galbraith' aka jk rowling


    Certified Buyer

    30 Jan, 2015

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