The Silkworm two chapter extract

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.

The Silkworm  two chapter extract

The Silkworm two chapter extract

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.

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The Silkworm (two-chapter extract)
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Robert Galbraith
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-05 - Publisher: Hachette UK

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
The Silkworm
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Robert Galbraith
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-19 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'Teems with sly humour, witty asides and intelligence ... A pleasure to read' TIMES ----- Now a major BBC drama: The Strike series 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
Thread Of The Silkworm
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Iris Chang
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-08-06 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The definitive biography of Tsien Hsue-Shen, the pioneer of the American space age who was mysteriously accused of being a communist, deported, and became -- to America's continuing chagrin -- the father of the Chinese missile program.
The Silkworm
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Robert Galbraith
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-19 - Publisher: Mulholland Books

Private investigator Cormoran Strike returns in a new mystery from Robert Galbraith, author of the #1 international bestseller The Cuckoo's Calling. 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
The Silkworm
Language: en
Pages: 37
Authors: Charles Valentine Riley
Categories: Sericulture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1882 - Publisher:

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