The Brutal Telling (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache #5)
Publish date: September 22nd 2009
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
, Cozy Mystery
Series: Chief Inspector Armand Gamache (#5)
Best one yet! With this book, I think Louise Penny is now my favourite mystery author, just bypassing Barbara Hambly (Benjamin January Mysteries). We're back in Three Pines and this book, #5, will rip your heart out. At least it did mine. Louise Penny is not afraid to let her characters experie...
The fifth book in the Armand Gamache series takes quite a different turn, still ending in Three Pines, but we find it twisted and dark rather than cozy. I connected much less with this novel than the previous ones and was actually tempted to simply DNF it a few times. If I had been reading rather th...
After ruminating for a whole day, I still don't know how to review this book, so I'm just going to throw five stars at it and go sweep the pieces of my shattered heart into a corner so they don't get stepped on.
This is really the start to the duology of books 5 & 6, which should be read together. I can't imagine being current on this series, and reading book 5 but not being able to move into book 6. Book 5 ostensibly ends, and then upon beginning book 6, we realize that, in fact, the brutal telling hasn't ...
I haven’t read the other books in this series, and this is apparently book #5. I can see why so many love Penny, though. Her characters are well drawn, and the mystery isn’t the most mysterious I have ever read. At least the murder mystery isn’t . The central aspect of the story i...
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