The silkworm / Robert Galbraith.

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    • Publication Information:
      First North American edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: 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, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than his wife realizes. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were to be published, it would ruin lives--meaning that there are a lot of people who might want him silenced. When Quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances, it becomes a race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer, a killer unlike any Strike has encountered before.
    • ISBN:
      9780316206877 (hardcover)
      0316206873 (hardcover)
      9780316410717 (large print)
      0316410713 (large print)
    • Accession Number:
      2014938182
    • Accession Number:
      ocn870782382
      870782382
    • Accession Number:
      lcc.ocn870782382
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      GALBRAITH, R. The silkworm. [s. l.]: Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company, 2014. ISBN 9780316206877. DisponĂ­vel em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.ocn870782382&custid=s6224580. Acesso em: 19 jan. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Galbraith R. The Silkworm. Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company; 2014. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.ocn870782382&custid=s6224580. Accessed January 19, 2020.
    • APA:
      Galbraith, R. (2014). The silkworm. Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.ocn870782382&custid=s6224580
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Galbraith, Robert. 2014. The Silkworm. A Cormoran Strike Novel. Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.ocn870782382&custid=s6224580.
    • Harvard:
      Galbraith, R. (2014) The silkworm. Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company (A Cormoran Strike novel). Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.ocn870782382&custid=s6224580 (Accessed: 19 January 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Galbraith, R 2014, The silkworm, A Cormoran Strike novel, Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company, viewed 19 January 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Galbraith, Robert. The Silkworm. Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company, 2014. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.ocn870782382&custid=s6224580.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Galbraith, Robert. The Silkworm. A Cormoran Strike Novel. Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company, 2014. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.ocn870782382&custid=s6224580.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Galbraith R. The silkworm [Internet]. Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Company; 2014 [cited 2020 Jan 19]. (A Cormoran Strike novel). Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.ocn870782382&custid=s6224580

Reviews

LJ Reviews 2014 March #2

As we all know, Galbraith's first Cormoran Strike novel won great reviews but not great sales until it was revealed that Galbraith was actually J.K. Rowling. Wouldn't you know a famous novelist is at the heart of this second Strike outing. When Owen Quine disappears, his wife assumes that he's on one of his little escapades and asks Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike discovers, Quine has just finished a novel full of nasty portraits of people he knows, and one of them may have wanted to finish him off. Just announced but out in June.

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PW Reviews 2014 June #4

J.K. Rowling, under her Galbraith pseudonym, again demonstrates her adroitness at crafting a classic fair-play whodunit in a contemporary setting, peopled with fully realized primary and secondary characters. PI Cormoran Strike, who debuted in 2013's The Cuckoo's Calling, has had a professional renaissance after his success in that book. To spite an uppity client, he accepts Leonora Quine's request to trace her missing husband, novelist Owen Quine. Leonora is pretty sure that Owen is at a writer's retreat, but has hit a dead end trying to get its address. Meanwhile, someone is following Leonora, and excrement is being shoved through her mail slot. Strike begins his search in London's literary circles, aided by his resourceful assistant, Robin Ellacott. He eventually finds a horrifically mutilated Owen, who was killed in a manner apparently copied from a controversial unpublished manuscript. The evolving relationship between Strike and Robin, whose fiancé objects to her choice of work, is realistically portrayed, and Golden Age fans will be delighted by passages that could have been written by John Dickson Carr (e.g., "Turning up his coat collar Strike thought he knew, now, what the meaning was: of a dwarf in a bloody bag, of the horns under the Cutter's cap and, cruelest of all, the attempted drowning"). Agent: Neil Blair, the Blair Partnership (U.K.). (June)

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