The Complete Father Brown Stories

Paperback | July 31, 2012

byG.k. ChestertonIntroduction byMichael D. HurleyNotes byMichael D. Hurley

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All the Father Brown stories from five classic volumes—in one definitive edition

With his cherubic face and unworldly simplicity, his glasses and huge umbrella, Father Brown is one of the most unforgettable characters in literature.The Complete Father Brown Stories brings together all the stories featuring G. K. Chesterton's amateur sleuth—plus two additional cases, "The Donnington Affair" and "The Mask of Midas," that were discovered in Chesterton's papers after his death. An introduction by Chesterton scholar Michael D. Hurley sheds new light on the beloved detective series.

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All the Father Brown stories from five classic volumes—in one definitive editionWith his cherubic face and unworldly simplicity, his glasses and huge umbrella, Father Brown is one of the most unforgettable characters in literature.The Complete Father Brown Stories brings together all the stories featuring G. K. Chesterton's amateur sle...

G.K. Chesteron was born in 1874. He attended the Slade School of Art, where he appears to have suffered a nervous breakdown, before turning his hand to journalism. A prolific writer throughout his life, his best-known books include The Napoleon of Notting Hill (1904), The Man Who Knew Too Much(1922), The Man Who Was Thursday (1908) and...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:768 pages, 7.8 × 5.2 × 1.5 inPublished:July 31, 2012Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141193859

ISBN - 13:9780141193854

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