The Brutal Telling

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9780755341030: The Brutal Telling

An ingenious and riveting mystery of murder, revenge and a cold-blooded killer, this is the internationally bestselling author's finest yet. In the heart of the forest, two men sit at midnight, haunted by fear of discovery. In a few hours' time, one of them will be dead, his secrets following him to the grave...When C. I. Gamache is called to investigate a murder in a picturesque Three Pines, he finds a village in chaos. A man has been found, bludgeoned to death, and there is no sign of a weapon, a motive or even the dead man's name. Gamache and his colleagues, Inspector Beauvoir and Agent Isabelle Lacoste, start to dig under the skin of this peaceful haven for clues. They slowly uncover a trail of stolen treasure, mysterious codes and a shameful history that begins to shed light on the victim's identity -- and point to a terrifying killer...

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When Chief Inspector Gamache arrives in picturesque Three Pines, he steps into a village in chaos. A man has been found bludgeoned to death, and there is no sign of a weapon, a motive or even the dead man's name. As Gamache and his colleagues start to dig under the skin of this peaceful haven for clues, they uncover a trail of stolen treasure, mysterious codes and a shameful history that begins to shed light on the victim's identity - and points to a terrifying killer...

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Louise Penny is the Number One New York Times bestselling author of the Inspector Gamache series, including Still Life, which won the CWA John Creasey Dagger in 2006. Recipient of virtually every existing award for crime fiction, Louise was also granted The Order of Canada in 2014. She lives in a small village south of Montreal.

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Book Description Headline, London, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Fine. First UK Edition - First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First UK edition, first printing with a single number 1 to the copyright page, as called for. A very fine and unread copy in a very fine dust jacket, now in a clear removable protective cover. Purchased new, never read. Bubble wrapped and shipped in a well padded, sturdy box. Fifth book in the award winning series, one of the most celebrated in recent history, featuring Chief Inspector Gamache. Louise Penny is the only author to ever win the Agatha Award four times running, including this book, and five out of six. SIGNED by Louise Penny on the title page. Not inscribed, price clipped or otherwise marked. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 010128

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