Media fuss obscures a good novel
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith. Sphere, €15. Reviewed by Anna Carey.
The Cuckoo's Calling
There's nothing new about the idea of a celebrated figure disguising themselves to go among the ordinary folk. It's a staple of myth and folklore - all those stories of gods and princesses who pretend to be common people in order to see how they're treated without the armour of their fame and status.
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