Cuckoo

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 The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith a.k.a You-Know-Who

Vietnamese title: Con Chim Khát Tổ

English to Vietnamese. Translated 2013, first printed 2014, reprinted twice since. Tre Publishing.

Cuckoo was a landmark work for me. It was my first proper fiction work. I learned a lot. The chief challenge was the speed needed. I completed it in two and a half months to achieve the publisher’s deadline. The story is that a friend of a friend was approached by the publisher, “Do you know someone who can do a lot of work quickly for not much money?” …

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