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Father Brown Stories, 11 Tales

Father Brown Stories Tales The Blue CrossThe Secret Garden The Queer Feet The Invisible ManThe Honour of Israel GowThe Hammer of GodThe Sign of the Broken SwordThe Paradise of ThievesThe Mistake of the MachineThe Perishing of t

  • Title: Father Brown Stories, 11 Tales
  • Author: G.K. Chesterton
  • ISBN: 9780141186795
  • Page: 370
  • Format: None
  • The Blue CrossThe Secret Garden The Queer Feet The Invisible ManThe Honour of Israel GowThe Hammer of GodThe Sign of the Broken SwordThe Paradise of ThievesThe Mistake of the MachineThe Perishing of the PendragonsThe Strange Crime of John BoulnoisIan Ker s selection features the very best of G K Chesterton s classic Father Brown mysteries With unassuming wit and an inspirThe Blue CrossThe Secret Garden The Queer Feet The Invisible ManThe Honour of Israel GowThe Hammer of GodThe Sign of the Broken SwordThe Paradise of ThievesThe Mistake of the MachineThe Perishing of the PendragonsThe Strange Crime of John BoulnoisIan Ker s selection features the very best of G K Chesterton s classic Father Brown mysteries With unassuming wit and an inspired understanding of human nature, the clerical detective leads the reader through these delightfully puzzling concoctions of mysterious crimes, dubious suspects and ambiguous clues The dedicated following the tales still have is testament to their enduring quality.

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    About "G.K. Chesterton"

    1. G.K. Chesterton

      Gilbert Keith Chesterton 1874 1936 was born in London, educated at St Paul s, and went to art school at University College London In 1900, he was asked to contribute a few magazine articles on art criticism, and went on to become one of the most prolific writers of all time He wrote a hundred books, contributions to 200 , hundreds of poems, including the epic Ballad of the White Horse, five plays, five novels, and some two hundred short stories, including a popular series featuring the priest detective, Father Brown In spite of his literary accomplishments, he considered himself primarily a journalist He wrote over 4000 newspaper essays, including 30 years worth of weekly columns for the Illustrated London News, and 13 years of weekly columns for the Daily News He also edited his own newspaper, G.K s Weekly.Chesterton was equally at ease with literary and social criticism, history, politics, economics, philosophy, and theology.

    654 Comments

    1. Far From ParochialI must have read some of the Father Brown stories in my youth, but now know of the character mainly through the British television series starring Mark Williams. Despite the actor's skill in capturing something of the essence of Chesterton's modest yet perceptive priest, the programs annoyed me by setting him in the middle of a vapid situation comedy and, worse, making him the parish priest of an English village (complete with Lady of the Manor), as though there had never been [...]


    2. I've marked this as read because I've read the first 3 or 4 stories and have no intention of reading any further. Although I love the BBC series with Mark Williams I found the actual stories to be boring and the prose to be too flowery for my liking.


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