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  • 18 February 2014, 8:01

JK Rowling Writes Second Novel Under Pseudonym

Harry Potter creator JK Rowling will publish her second adult crime novel this summer, again under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.

The Silkworm sees the return of detective Cormoran Strike, the ex-soldier hero introduced in The Cuckoo's Calling.

In the new book, Strike investigates the disappearance of a novelist who has written a book that features scathing descriptions of real people.

The Cuckoo's Calling initially attracted little notice when it was published last year, but rocketed up the charts once Rowling was exposed as its author.

A lawyer has been fined for letting slip the writer's identity and Rowling was awarded damages which she donated to charity.

The Silkworm will be published on June 19.

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