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The Madness of Crowds: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Book 17) by [Louise Penny]
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Don’t miss other epic reads from Louise Penny “Series novices and die-hard fans alike will be left breathless—and moved.”—People Magazine (Book of the Week) "Penny explores the depths of human emotion, both horrifying and sublime." —Publishers Weekly, starred review “Another intricately plotted escapist mystery from Louise Penny.”—PopSugar “It takes nerve and skill—as well as heart—to write mysteries like this.”—Maureen Corrigan, The Washington Post

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An Amazon Best Book of August 2021: Louise Penny delivers with a perplexing murder mystery set in Three Pines that is also a nuanced look at conviction, delusion, and the tipping point between the two. It’s almost New Year’s in Québec when a request is made of Chief Inspector Gamache to provide security at a public event that brings a divisive figure into the orbit of Three Pines. Professor Abigail Robinson’s notoriety rests on weaponizing pandemic data in a bid to convince the public that it will become necessary to conserve resources by prioritizing some lives over others. And she’s succeeding, though her catchphrase, ça va bien aller—all will be well—now holds a terrible irony for the Gamache family. When a murderer strikes close to Robinson, Gamache and Jean-Guy have to separate their disquiet from their professional obligations. Urgent yet thoughtful, philosophical and suspenseful, The Madness of Crowds proves Penny just gets better with each novel. —Vannessa Cronin, Amazon Editor --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

About the Author

LOUISE PENNY is the author of the #1 New York Times and Globe and Mail bestselling series of Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. She has won numerous awards, including a CWA Dagger and the Agatha Award (seven times), and was a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Novel. In 2017, she received the Order of Canada for her contributions to Canadian culture. Louise lives in a small village south of Montréal. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B08R2JZJM6
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Minotaur Books (August 24, 2021)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ August 24, 2021
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 7946 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 440 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 1529379385
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
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LOUISE PENNY is the #1 New York Times and Globe and Mail bestselling author of the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. She has won numerous awards, including a CWA Dagger and the Agatha Award (five times) and was a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Novel. She lives in a small village south of Montréal.

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5.0 out of 5 stars My all time favourite
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3.0 out of 5 stars Boring, Boring, Boring.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Another three and three quarters - Interesting book, but not one of my favourite Gamache stories
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another superb Inspector Gamache story - much food for thought!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Her best yet!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 14, 2021
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