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Where to start this book review or should I blabber whatever crosses my mind? Well, let me share the fascination behind Robert Galbraith aka J K Rowling books, since the time of ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’ the concepts never cease to amaze me. Each has its own core theme, characters and setup that carries a unique audacity to serve the hardcore fans.

This story is no different. A co-creator of a famous cartoon gets killed by a puzzling online figure namely Anomie. Who is this Anomie and what about the online characters whose identification is blanketed with hidden motives, hatred and regrets. How detective Coromoran Strike and his partner Robin solves this case is the crux of the story. I find the exchange of chats among the moderators in the story painstaking because there is a trouble in remembering the characters and the related back story but this is how I feel. As the story unfolds, the reader is pulled deeper and deeper into the twisted world of online personalities and vulnerabilities.

From the reader’s point of view, the characters in this book are incredibly well-drawn and complex. Strike, in particular, is a fascinating protagonist with a troubled past and a sharp mind. His dynamic with his assistant, Robin, is also a highlight of the book, as the two of them work together to solve the case despite their personal struggles.

Galbraith’s writing style is impressive, as he is able to create a truly immersive and atmospheric world that draws the reader in from the first page. The pacing of the story is spot-on, with just the right amount of tension and suspense to keep the reader engaged throughout.The Ink Black Heart by Robert Galbraith is a gripping and dark mystery that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Galbraith’s attention to detail and his ability to create a sense of dread and unease is truly impressive, and there are several moments throughout the book that will leave you predicting the culprit.

So if you fancy crime and mystery novels then ‘The Ink Black Heart’ is a must-read. It is a brilliantly crafted story with complex characters and a plot that will keep you guessing until the very end. I would give this book a 4.5 out of 5 stars, as it is a fantastic addition to the Cormoran Strike series and a testament to Robert Galbraith’s skill as a writer.

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The only graphical stories have read were tinkle series, Debbie Tung’s and now Sarah’s world of illustrations. This third installment talk about the growing internet trolls against the creative people. As a small time jewel designer it is so painstaking to present the work and embrace the critique. Moreover, the amount of time spent on online publishing squeeze in, on top reading of uninvited glitches pierce the faintest heart. Just imagine the outbursts of the current creative artists and their sufferings are unspoken off! Sarah does a fine job of revealing the shades buried underneath and pat on myself as a contributor of such demanding work.

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