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A trick of the light: a Chief Inspector Gamache novel

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A New York Times Notable Crime Book and Favorite Cozy for 2011 A Publishers Weekly Best Mystery/Thriller books for 2011

"Penny has been compared to Agatha Christie [but] it sells her short. Her characters are too rich, her grasp of nuance and human psychology too firm...." -- Booklist (starred review) "Hearts are broken," Lillian Dyson carefully underlined in a book. "Sweet relationships are dead." But now Lillian herself is dead. Found among the bleeding hearts and lilacs of Clara Morrow's garden in Three Pines, shattering the celebrations of Clara's solo show at the famed Musée in Montreal. Chief Inspector Gamache, the head of homicide at the Sûreté du Québec, is called to the tiny Quebec village and there he finds the art world gathered, and with it a world of shading and nuance, a world of shadow and light. Where nothing is as it seems. Behind every smile there lurks a sneer.Inside every sweet relationship there hides a broken heart. And even when facts are slowly exposed, it is no longer clear to Gamache and his team if what they've found is the truth, or simply a trick of the light.

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Grouping Titletrick of the light
Grouping Authorlouise penny
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-09-24 22:13:35PM
Last Indexed2020-09-24 22:14:19PM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780312655457

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title_displayA trick of the light : a Chief Inspector Gamache novel
title_fullA Trick of the Light
A trick of the light : a Chief Inspector Gamache novel / Louise Penny
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