The Hangman

The Hangman

Book - 2010
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On a cold November morning, a jogger runs through the woods in the peaceful Quebec vllage of Three Pines. On his run, he finds a dead man hanging from a tree. He might have been looking for peace and quiet, but something else found him. Something horrible. Did the man take his own life? Or was he murdered? Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is called to the crime scene. As Gamache follows the trail of clues, he opens a door into the past. And he learns the true reason why the man came to Three Pines.
Publisher: Edmonton : Grass Roots Press, 2010
ISBN: 9781926583242
Branch Call Number: ESL FICTION PEN
Characteristics: 87 p. ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Book Club Selection


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Inspector Gamache is called in to examine a man hanging from a tree in the woods. Was it suicide or murder?

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ArapahoeAnnaL Jun 10, 2019

Part of a genre "Readers for New Literates." How wonderful that prominent authors are writing books with easier vocabulary and sentence structure for a stress-free experience.

Great crime novella. Most of the regular main characters are in the background and a nice Canadian touch weaving the historical hangman into the plot for vengeance. I wish it were longer but a typical Penny gem.

Oct 22, 2014

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Mar 11, 2012

A short Gamache story to tide over people who have read all of Penny's books. Of course, since it's a short story it was not long enough. I can never get enough of Louise Penny. Her characters and setting are just perfect. Apparently there will be some tv movies based on her books coming out. Those will be exciting to see. Also, her latest novel comes out this August 2012, so that's something to look forward to.

EPL_AdultServices Apr 14, 2011

The Hangman features the same setting and characters as some of Louise Penny's other novels, but it is an original story created specially for the Good Reads series.

Mar 16, 2011

This is a book for intermediate readers. It is the short version of one of Louise Penny's adult books.

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