On Friday, J.K. Rowling announced on Twitter as her pseudonym, Robert Galbraith, that she finished writing the third Cormoran Strike novel.
Just finished 3rd Cormoran Strike novel.
— Robert Galbraith (@RGalbraith) April 24, 2015
The book will be titled Career of Evil, to be published this autumn by Little, Brown.The publisher confirmed the news, commenting that more will be announced soon about the book.
The book’s title is a reference to the eponymous song by the band Blue Oyster Cult. This fact was properly submitted (or Googled) by a lucky fan on Twitter, who won a signed copy of the book by Robert Galbraith. Click here to listen to the song and play close attention to its lyrical content (you never know what clues are hiding in them for the book’s plot).
This will be J.K. Rowling’s third book as Robert Galbraith, the first two being The Cuckoo’s Calling and The Silkworm. For more information about the Cormoran Strike series, click here.
The Harry Potter author summed up her feelings about finishing writing the book with this tweet:
Oh happy, happy, happy day… it’s the eleventh time I’ve done it and the joy never wears off.
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) April 24, 2015
We’ll keep you updated on all details about the new book, so check back soon.
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