In amongst all the angst, there are usually one or two genuinely funny moments, and this one had me laughing out loud.
Gamache and Beauvoir waited until they were back in the prior's office to talk. Superintendent Francoeur had corralled the newcomer right after dinner and the two had stayed in the dining hall.
"Jeez," said Beauvoir, "The Inquisition. I didn't expect that."
"No one does," said Gamache.
Honestly, I laughed so hard I though I was going to give myself an injury.