Minotaur Books is pleased to invite you to join us in exploring creative works of cultural significance from the world of Three Pines. We’re showcasing a cultural inspiration from each of the books as we prepare for the August 29th release of the new book, GLASS HOUSES. More: pre-order the new book | about Louise Penny | find out more
Now Discussing: May 24 – June 6, 2017
Cultural Inspirations from Bury Your Dead (Book 6)
“Dulce et Decorum est,” the Archeologist said.
“Pro patria mori,” Gamache finished.
“You know Horace?” Croix asked.
“I know the quote.”
The quote is indeed Horace and originates in his Odes (111.2.13) and as Dr. Croix, the archeologist, points out, essentially means, “It is sweet and right to die for your country. . . .”
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Surprised by Joy: The Cultural Inspirations of Three Pines
Every two weeks we will reveal a new cultural inspiration from the world of Three Pines. We’ll have a post and an area open for discussion.