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Monsters existed. They lived in cracks in tunnels, and in dark alleys, and in neat row houses. They had names like Frankenstein and Dracula, and Martha and David and Pierre. And you almost always found them where you least expected.
-- Audrey Villeneuve (Chapter 1 paragraph 26)

Importance: Villeneuve realizes that monsters can be the average person that one meets each day. Interestingly, one of the names she mentions in this this list is Pierre, Arnot’s first name.

Four days. And she had two gay sons, a large black mother, a demented poet for a friend and was considering getting a duck.
-- Constance (Chapter 2 paragraph 59)

Importance: In this thought, Constance considers the way her life and her thinking about others has changed since she has spent some time in Three Pines.

The most successful homicide department in the nation had been gutted, replaced with lazy, insolent, incompetent thugs.
-- Narrator (Chapter 3 paragraph 11)

Importance: This sentence describes what has been done to Gamache’s investigative department in...

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