Career of Evil

 career_of_evil Here are many of the real-life locations featured in the pages of Career of Evil, the third book in the Cormoran Strike series. Click on each location for more info.

Aldershot – The “Home of the British Army.”


Barrow-In-Furness – The town where Noel Brockbank once lived.


The Bell Where Strike had his eighteenth birthday party.


Blondin Street – The street where Noel Brockbank lives with Alyssa Vincent and her daughters.


Caffe’ Vergnano 1882 – Where Strike has breakfast and writes a list at the end of the book.


Catford Broadway – The area of London where Strike and Robin stake out Jeff Whittaker’s flat.


Charing Cross Road/Tottenham Court Road – Roads near Denmark Street.


Corby – A small town where Strike and Robin journey to meet Lorraine MacNaughton.


The Court – The pub where Strike and Robin meet while she’s doing surveillance work.


Denmark Street – The street where Strike’s office (and home) is located.


Edinburgh – Where Strike visits SIB headquarters to obtain information from Graham Hardacre.


The Feathers – A pub near Scotland Yard where Strike meets Wardle.


Gallery Mess  The restaurant where Strike and Robin interview Tempest and Jason.


The Garrick – The London School of Economics student cafe where Robin sits while conducting surveillance on Platinum.


Harrogate  A village near Robin’s hometown of Masham.


Hazlitt’s  The elegant hotel in Soho where Robin spends the night.


Le Gavroche – The restaurant where Strike and Elin (start to) have dinner.


Market Harborough – The market town where Brockbank used to work.


Masham – The small market town in Yorkshire that Robin is from.


 Melrose  The town in Scotland where Donald Laing came from.


The Nag’s Head – A naughty place Strike doesn’t enter … but not because he doesn’t want to….


Old Blue Last – The live music venue where Strike meets Mr. and Mrs. Wardle.


Piccadilly Circus – The iconic circular thoroughfare in London.


Pret A Manger – The chain restaurant where Strike and Robin meet prior to their interview of Jason and Tempest at Gallery Mess.


The Saracen – The strip club where Alyssa works.


Soho – An artsy area of London not far from Denmark Street.


Spearmint Rhino  A strip club that figures into one of Strike and Robin’s cases.


St. Mawes – The small town in Cornwall where Strike spent half his childhood, and where his Aunt Joan and Uncle Ted still live.


Stage Door Cafe – The little restaurant at Catford Broadway where Robin talks with Stephanie.


The Tottenham Pub – Strike’s favorite local.


University Hospital Lewisham – Where Robin is taken to the accident and emergency department.


Whitechapel  An area of London where Strike spent part of his childhood.

Wollaston Close – The block of flats in Elephant and Castle where Donald Laing resides.



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