Still Life Quotes

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I was surprised by joy.
-- Jane Neal (Chapter 1)

Importance: Jane makes this statement as a reaction to finally sharing her artwork with the world. We calme across this quote again when Clara discovers that the C.S Lewis autobiography of the same name is the last thing Jane read. Clara decides that this phrase is apt for Jane’s epitaph.

Violent death still surprised him.
-- Armand Gamache (Chapter 1 paragraph 3)

Importance: Gamache reveals thIs hidden part of his nature, that even though he has had a long career as a homicide detective, he is still upset by death and murder. This emphasizes Gamache’s kind and gentle nature.

The snake was already here.”
-- Armand Gamache (Chapter 2 paragraph 2)

Importance: Gamache thinks this when seeing the police cars against the idyllic backdrop of Three Pines. He realizes that although the cars look out of place it is not them that are evil but rather the towns person who committed murder.

We all have our public images.
-- Armand Gamache (Chapter 3 paragraph 2)

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