Everything you need to understand or teach Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny.
The Kingdom of the Blind, by Louise Penny, is the fourteenth installment in the Chief Inspector Gamache series. In this novel, a beneficiary is found dead just after the reading of his mother’s will. It appears the murder was related to the eccentric bequeathing of millions of dollars held in trusts. The fortune is the result of a decades-old family argument that had never been settled. Jean-Guy Beauvoir, the head of homicide, proves that things can be very different from the way they appear on the surface. This holds true even when dealing with what seems to be an obvious motive for murder. Themes in the novel include the power of fabricated stories, the danger of unseen things, and vindication. The author includes blindness and the poison garden as motifs to support the themes.