Still Life

by Louise Penny

“There are four things that lead to wisdom. You ready for them?’
She nodded, wondering when the police work would begin.
“They are four sentences we learn to say, and mean.” Gamache held up his hand as a fist and raised a finger with each point. “I don’t know. I need help. I’m sorry. I was wrong
‘.” 

Excellent Mystery full of pathos, wisdom, and gentle humor. Many times, I had to pause to reflect on some of the thought provoking passages, descriptions, and observations. I came to strongly suspect who the actual murderer was a little less than half way through the novel. I was sorry that Yvette did not get straightened out and come to a self-realization by the end of the book. Her story was pretty much left to dangle. I trust that things will develop more positively with her as the books go on. Other than that, the mystery was resolved and explained in depth. My suspicions were confirmed on a few plot points which made me feel smart. That’s always a good thing! Justice was served. Definitely will be continuing with the next one soon. I hope to meet the characters again and to see that some damage has been repaired. Louise Penny is a wonderful writer. 

Rating: 4 out of 5.

February 5, 2018

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