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Innocence of Father Brown

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ISBN-10: 1557424276

ISBN-13: 9781557424273

Edition: N/A

Authors: G. K. Chesterton

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The first of G.K. Chesterton's books about seemingly hapless sleuth Father Brown, "The Innocence of Father Brown" collects twelve classic tales: "The Blue Cross," "The Secret Garden," "The Queer Feet," "The Flying Stars," "The Invisible Man," "The Honour of Israel Gow," "The Wrong Shape," "The Sins of Prince Saradine," "The Hammer of God," "The Eye of Apollo," "The Sign of the Broken Sword," and "The Three Tools of Death." "Father Brown is a direct challenge to the conventional detective and in many ways he is more amusing and ingenious." --Saturday Review
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: Wildside Press, LLC
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, England, in 1874. He began his education at St Paul's School, and later went on to study art at the Slade School, and literature at University College in London. Chesterton wrote a great deal of poetry, as well as works of social and literary criticism. Among his most notable books are The Man Who Was Thursday, a metaphysical thriller, and The Everlasting Man, a history of humankind's spiritual progress. After Chesterton converted to Catholicism in 1922, he wrote mainly on religious topics. Chesterton is most known for creating the famous priest-detective character Father Brown, who first appeared in "The Innocence of Father Brown." Chesterton…