Emails sent by Robert Galbraith Limited, the operator of this site and The Blair Partnership, the administrator of this site. I suppose that's still possible, but I think the way it actually shakes out, with her giving in and taking him back after he shows what she sees as true remorse, is the more plausible option. A fiendishly clever mystery with unexpected twists around every corner, Career of Evil is also a gripping story of a man and a woman at a crossroads in their personal and professional lives. [Strike getting angry enough to fire Robin totally took me by surprise, but in a bad way. Despite the fact that I love and adore Rowling for Harry Potter stories, I am disappointed to find, as an adult, how formulaic and simplistic her writing has become. Sku. You will not be able to put this book down. Career of Evil is the third in the highly acclaimed series featuring private detective Cormoran Strike and his assistant Robin Ellacott. As for the three main suspects in the story, I think the author stood in front of the mirror, asking Who is the foulest of them all? I so much agree with everything said in this comment! It was kinda shitty since he is treating her exactly like the liability she thinks she is to him but as she already did something dangerous before I guess that was his safest bet. Strike recognizes it right away since his mother had the lyrics tattooed on her stomach, and Blue Öyster Cult was her favorite band. A BBC television series based on the novels has been in production since 2014. I guess I'll have to wait for the next book. 20 people found this helpful. Refresh and try again. Career of Evil is the third book in the Cormoran Strike series by J.K. Rowling. Robin herself was so sad at losing that part of her life, but I felt she would eventually come out the other side stronger. I had two hectic weeks at work and home and had no time to read and even less to review. Those three are truly scraping the bottom of the barrel of human scum. This is an intense, atmospheric and compelling addition to the Cormoran Strike series. According to an interview with Val McDermid, Rowling intends to continue the series: [Strike firing Robin was not a ploy. Career of Evil is the third crime novel in the Cormoran Strike series by Robert Galbraith. To find out more, please read our Privacy & Cookies Policy, which explains how you can control cookies. Strike’s observation that the leg is ‘not even my size’ heralds the discovery (for me) that he is missing a leg of his own. All Episodes (11) Next. What if I had somehow built up the other two books in retrospect, leaving only disappointment in the third? ‘Robert Galbraith . Strike visits several London strip clubs in order to find out more about Niall Brockbank. Career of Evil, a mystery novel written by J.K. Rowling, under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, is the third novel in the Cormoran Strike series. We’d love your help. , which explains how you can control cookies. But the writing is impeccable and diving into any of Rowling's books feels like going home. We’ve got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day. CAREER OF EVIL is the third novel in the Cormoran Strike series by Robert Galbraith – the pen name under which JK Rowling (of Harry Potter fame) writes this series of mystery novels about a war hero private detective and his assistant-turned-partner Robin. You can unsubscribe at any time via the link in any email we send to you, and you can find our privacy policy here. December 2017-Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling), Career of Evil - Robert Galbraith - 4 stars. When Robin Ellacott receives a strange parcel containing a woman's severed leg, it's time for her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, to investigate. When she broke up with him half-way through, I was so relieved. Welcome back. [there was no reason he couldn't sit Robin down and first of all listen to her and why she was so upset, and second, explain all the reasons they couldn't attempt a rescue for the girls. It didn't seem explained enough. J.K. Rowling stated in an interview that writing the book literally gave her nightmares.