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The Nature of the Beast

The Nature of the Beast

The award-winning novel from worldwide phenomenon and number one New York Times bestseller Louise Penny

Hardly a day goes by when nine-year-old Laurent Lepage doesn’t cry wolf. His boundless sense of adventure and vivid imagination mean he has a tendency to concoct stories so extraordinary and so far-fetched that no one can possibly believe him.

But when Laurent disappears, former Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is faced with the possibility that one of his tall tales might have been true.

So begins a frantic search for the boy and the truth. And what Gamache uncovers deep in the forest leads back to crimes of the past, betrayal and murder, with more sinister consequences than anyone could have possibly imagined . . .
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 7th June 2018

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780751552683

Reviews

Penny's elegant style is deeply satisfying, while Gamache is contemplative even when under pressure, and remains a man you want to spend time with
Metro
Subtle, elegant and beautifully written
Sunday Mirror
Full of twists and turns . . . Wonderfully satisfying
Kate Mosse on How the Light Gets In
Louise Penny's writing is intricate, beautiful and compelling. She is an original voice, a distillation of both PD James and Barbara Vine at their peaks and a worthy successor to both
Peter James
Full of twists and turns . . . Wonderfully satisfying
Kate Mosse on How the Light Gets In
Penny's elegant style is deeply satisfying, while Gamache is contemplative even when under pressure, and remains a man you want to spend time with
Metro
Louise Penny's writing is intricate, beautiful and compelling. She is an original voice, a distillation of both PD James and Barbara Vine at their peaks and a worthy successor to both
Peter James
Subtle, elegant and beautifully written
Sunday Mirror