The Brutal Telling audiobook – Chief Inspector Gamache/Three Pines, Book 5

MysteryThe Brutal Telling audiobook - Chief Inspector Gamache/Three Pines, Book 5
4/5 - (1 vote)
Status: Completed
Version: Unabridged
Author: Louise Penny
Narrator: Ralph Cosham
Series: Chief Inspector Gamache/Three Pines
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Updated: 29/01/2024
Listening Time: Unknown
Bookmark Audiobook
users listening
  • Soulful_ExplorationThe Brutal Telling audiobook
  • The Brutal Telling - 01-725879941The Brutal Telling audiobook
  • The Brutal Telling - 02-725879920The Brutal Telling audiobook
  • The Brutal Telling - 03-725879905The Brutal Telling audiobook
  • The Brutal Telling - 04-725879890The Brutal Telling audiobook
  • The Brutal Telling - 05-725879875The Brutal Telling audiobook
  • The Brutal Telling - 06-725879857The Brutal Telling audiobook
  • The Brutal Telling - 07-725879827The Brutal Telling audiobook
  • The Brutal Telling - 08-725879803The Brutal Telling audiobook
  • The Brutal Telling - 09-725879785The Brutal Telling audiobook
  • The Brutal Telling - 10-725879749The Brutal Telling audiobook
  • The Brutal Telling - 11-725879716The Brutal Telling audiobook
free audiobooks download

The Brutal Telling Audiobook: Unraveling the Web of Mystery in Three Pines

As the sun dipped below the horizon, casting a soft glow through my living room window, I settled into my favorite armchair. The world outside quieted, but inside, anticipation buzzed in my ears as I prepared to embark on another journey through Three Pines with Inspector Gamache. With Ralph Cosham’s voice about to fill the room, I was ready for the intricate dance of mystery and suspense that is Louise Penny’s The Brutal Telling audiobook.

Louise Penny has an uncanny ability to weave a complex web of intrigue that not only captivates but also immerses you wholly into the world she has crafted. The Brutal Telling, with its multilayered plot and rich character development, did not disappoint. This time around, Inspector Armand Gamache finds himself in familiar territory – Three Pines – but faced with an unfamiliar situation: a murder without apparent motive or connection.

What struck me most about this particular case was how it deviated from Penny’s earlier works like Still Life and A Fatal Grace. The introduction of precious artifacts added depth to the mystery, steering clear of worn-out tropes and breathing fresh life into Gamache’s investigative pursuits. As a former author myself, I appreciate when a writer can keep their series feeling new without losing the essence that originally drew readers in.

Ralph Cosham’s narration brought this story to life in ways that only an exceptional narrator can. His performance had rhythm – a cadence that matched the pace of Penny’s writing flawlessly. Despite some fluctuations during climactic scenes which seemed to hint at his own surprise at the twists within the tale, Cosham delivered each sentence with clarity and intention. Though he experimented with his delivery this time around, it felt like a natural evolution mirroring Penny’s own narrative experimentation.

Navigating through Olivier’s Bistro case alongside Gamache was like delving into an enigma wrapped in riddles. Each clue appeared more misleading than the last; fingerprints were abundant yet unhelpful – a deliberate ploy by our unseen murderer to set up false leads? Gamache’s philosophy resonated deeply with me; one must look beyond what is immediately visible to uncover what truly lies beneath.

As someone who relishes piecing together puzzles from mere threads of evidence, I found myself deeply engaged with every twist and turn Penny masterfully constructed. There were moments where I paused just to appreciate her skillful storytelling before diving back into Cosham’s hypnotic narration.

For fellow aficionados seeking their next auditory escapade, you’ll be pleased to know that The Brutal Telling audiobook is available for free download at – an opportunity too good to pass up for those hungering for a cerebral challenge.

Reflecting on my experience with The Brutal Telling, it stands out as one of those rare stories that not only entertains but also invites listeners into deeper contemplation about human nature and justice. The small-town setting juxtaposed against such profound themes made each revelation more impactful and grounded.

In closing this chapter on Three Pines until our next visit – which I am eagerly anticipating – I encourage all lovers of mystery and intellectual pursuit to join Inspector Gamache in unraveling this compelling tale spun by Louise Penny and brought vividly alive by Ralph Cosham’s talented voice work.

Eagerly awaiting our next narrative adventure – happy listening,



My name is Stephen Dale, I enjoy listening to the Audiobooks and finding ways to help your guys have the same wonderful experiences. I am open, friendly, outgoing, and a team player. Let share with me!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here