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The beautiful mystery
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Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2012.
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Large print ed.
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697 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
The brilliant new novel in the New York Times bestselling series by Louise Penny, one of the most acclaimed crime writers of our time No outsiders are ever admitted to the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entre-les-Loups, hidden deep in the wilderness of Quebec, where two dozen cloistered monks live in peace and prayer. They grow vegetables, they tend chickens, they make chocolate. And they sing. Ironically, for a community that has taken a vow of silence, the monks have become world-famous for their glorious voices, raised in ancient chants whose effect on both singer and listener is so profound it is known as "the beautiful mystery." But when the renowned choir director is murdered, the lock on the monastery's massive wooden door is drawn back to admit Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and Jean-Guy Beauvoir of the Surete du Quebec. There they discover disquiet beneath the silence, discord in the apparent harmony. One of the brothers, in this life of prayer and contemplation, has been contemplating murder. As the peace of the monastery crumbles, Gamache is forced to confront some of his own demons, as wellas those roaming the remote corridors. Before finding the killer, before restoring peace, the Chief must first consider the divine, the human, and the cracks in between.Praise for Louise Penny's A Trick of the Light:"The superbly gifted Louise Penny is on my secret shortlist of must-read authors. A Trick of the Light will not only keep you engrossed from start to finish, it will teach you something new about love, truth, and the human heart. - Lisa" Scottoline, author of Save Me"Stellar.. . . Penny proves again that she is one of our finest writers.' - People Magazine (4 out of 4 stars)Deceptively charming . . . delivering acute insights into the" complicated motives of complex characters." - New York Times Book Review (one of the Notable Crime Books of 2011)"Penny, elevating herself to the pantheon that houses P.D. James, Ruth Rendell and Minette Walters, demonstrates an exquisite touch with characterization, plotting and artisticsensitivity. - Kirkus Reviews (starred)"
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Penny, L. (2012). The beautiful mystery. Large print ed. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press.

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Penny, Louise. 2012. The Beautiful Mystery. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press.

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Penny, Louise, The Beautiful Mystery. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, 2012.

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Penny, Louise. The Beautiful Mystery. Large print ed. Waterville, Me.: Thorndike Press, 2012. Print.

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