Rowling Is Author of Detective Novel, Sunday Times Says

J.K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter series, wrote a detective novel under a male pseudonym, the Sunday Times reports, citing Rowling.

The writer published a book called The Cuckoo’s Calling in April under the name Robert Galbraith. The novel has sold more than 1,500 copies, the Times reported, without saying where it got the information.

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