The Innocence Of Father Brown
Here are the six final stories from The Innocence of Father Brown, relating the crime-solving adventures of a rather unconventional detective. Having accumulated wisdom and empathy from years of listening to the dark confessions of his parishioners, Father Brown is able to solve mysteries in a flash that confound all others. Here is an eccentric and loveable character that will appeal to fans of the legendary sleuth, Sherlock Holmes.
With an Introduction by David Stuart Davies. Father Brown, one of the most quirkily genial and lovable characters to emerge from English detective fiction, first made his appearance in The Innocence of Father Brown in 1911. That first collection of
From London to Cornwall, then to Italy and France, a short, shabby priest takes on bandits, traitors, and killers. Why is he so successful? The reason is that after years spent in the priesthood, Father Brown knows human nature and is not afraid of its dark side. Thus he understands criminal motivation and how to deal with it. The award-winning Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air has dramatized G.
G.K. Chesterton was an English writer often referred to as "the prince of paradox." Chesterton wrote on a variety of different subjects including mystery fiction, religion, and literary critiques. Chesterton is best known for creating the priest-detective
Father Brown is a fictional character created by English novelist G.K. Chesterton.
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Father Brown, a Catholic priest who doubles as a sleuth, is the main character in 52 short stories written by G.K. Chesterton. Father Brown uses exacting logical deduction without reducing the world around him to a mere mechanistic fabrication. This volu
The Innocence of Father Brown - Volume 1
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In 1911, G.K. Chesterton published this first collection of twelve short stories featuring Father Brown, a priest-turned-detective who combines philosophical and spiritual reasoning with scientific observation to solve crimes. In doing so, Chesterton laid the foundation for future fictional detectives, such as Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, Ellery Queen, and Nero Wolfe.
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Forced to flee her father's brutal heir, Miss Anneliese Barlow masquerades as Lisa Brown, a commoner, in the grand country mansion of the Duke of Worthington. Discovering the life she'd known was a virtual fairy tale, and reality a dark and forbidding pla
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
This premium quality edition contains the complete and unabridged original classic version of "The Innocence of Father Brown," including twelve stories featuring G.K Chesterton's mystery-solving priest, and "The Wisdom of Father Brown," including another
First published in 1911, The Innocence of Father Brown contains stories involving one of the greatest characters in the history of detective fiction, Father Brown. He is a Roman Catholic priest, has an uncanny insight to human evil. Rather than the large serial villains in stories such as Sherlock Holmes, the mysteries Father Brown solved were more local murders by small town crooks, narrowing the suspect list down to those in the area of the crime.
Chesterton portrays Father Brown as a short, stumpy Roman Catholic priest, with shapeless clothes and a large umbrella, and an uncanny insight into human evil. "How in Tartarus," cried Flambeau, "did you ever hear of the spiked bracelet?" - "Oh, one's li
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Detective fans of all races and creeds, of all tastes and fancies will delight in the exploits of this wise and whimsical padre. Father Brown's powers of detection allow him to sit beside the immortal Holmes, but he is also "in all senses a most pleasantly fascinating human being," according to American crime novelist Rufus King. You will be enchanted by the scandalously innocent man of the cloth, with his handy umbrella, who exhibits such uncanny insi.
Detective fans of all races and creeds, of all tastes and fancies will delight in the exploits of this wise and whimsical padre. Father Brown's powers of detection allow him to sit beside the immortal Holmes, but he is also "in all senses a most pleasantly fascinating human being," according to American crime novelist Rufus King. You will be enchanted by the scandalously innocent man of the cloth, with his handy umbrella, who exhibits such uncanny insight into ingeniously tricky human problems.
Father Brown is a fictional character created by English novelist G.K. Chesterton, who appears in 50 short stories, which are compiled into five books and are available here in one omnibus volume. G.K. Chesterton is an extraordinary writer - able to craf