JK Rowling's detective series, Strike: The Cuckoo's Calling, won the ratings war against ITV's hit period drama, Victoria. The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike #1), J.K. Rowling, Robert Galbraith The Cuckoo's Calling is a 2013 crime fiction novel by J. K. Rowling, published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. Directed by Michael Keillor. "The Cuckoo's Calling" is the debut detective fiction novel by J. K. Rowling, written under the pseudonym of Robert Galbraith. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. I bought the first one, The Cuckoo’s Calling, when friends praised it, but soon afterwards its author’s real identity was revealed, at which point I put it in the Oxfam box (thus proving that she was absolutely right to try to get this one out minus any Harry Potter preconceptions). Cormoran finally discovers Lula's will, leading him to unmask the killer, helped by Robin, who also agrees to work for him on a permanent basis. Lula Landry; John Bristow; Rochelle Onifade; Tony Landry; Community. With Greg Davies, Helen Baxendale, Tyger Drew-Honey, Kenneth Collard. With Grace Stafford. Cormoran traces Lula's natural brother Josiah, the sole beneficiary to her missing will, who feels guilty that, although he was on the CCTV footage the night Lula died his reluctance to actually meet her caused her death. Episode cast overview, first billed only. The Cuckoo's Calling. View production, box office, & company info. Strike Critics Consensus. He seeks out Lula's friends and learns that Lula was looking for her biological family. Directed by Paul J. Smith. Hardboiled crime fans are going to go cuckoo for this one. Created by Robin French, Kieron Quirke. Cormoran finally discovers Lula's will, leading him to unmask the killer, helped by Robin, who also agrees to work for him on a permanent basis. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Sherlock Holmes - E29: The Case of the Imposter Mystery (Crime,Drama,Mystery,TV Series) I very much enjoyed it. The Cuckoo's Calling is a 2013 crime fiction novel by J. K. Rowling, published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Cormoran Strike is a war veteran turned private detective operating out of a tiny office in London's Denmark Street. When “Robert Galbraith” aka J.K. Rowling released the first Cormoran Strike novel, The Cuckoo's Calling, a lot of people were surprised to find that in addition to being pretty darn good at fantasy/adventure writing, Rowling is also an adept mystery novelist. I haven't had this much with a detective novel in years." The adaptation of JK Rowling's first Strike book, The Cuckoo's Calling, premiered on Sunday August 27 at 9.00pm on BBC1.. It begins with the death of supermodel Lula Landry, who is half-white, half-black and stunningly beautiful. The Cuckoo's Calling: Part 3 Here are some well-known faces from Sundance over the years, as they brought their early movies to the festival. Posing as a boutique customer Robin learns that Lula was planning to leave Evan before Cormoran shows her the CCTV footage, which appears to show two different men. With Tom Burke, Sargon Yelda, Aown Ali, Holliday Grainger. When a troubled model falls to her death from a snow-covered Mayfair balcony, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. "No Small Parts" takes a look at his rise to fame. Was this review helpful to you? The Cuckoo's Calling: Part 2 The Cormoran Strike Novels, Books 1–4: (The Cuckoo's Calling, The Silkworm, Career of Evil, Lethal White) by Robert Galbraith | Sep 29, 2020 4.0 out of 5 stars 11